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35 militants killed in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Security forces Friday gunned down 35 militants in northwest Pakistan\'s upper Orakzai areas while one troop was also killed, the Geo News reported. Security forces conducted c

Published: 30th March 2012 01:11 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 09:50 PM   |  A+A-

ISLAMABAD: Security forces Friday gunned down 35 militants in northwest Pakistan's upper Orakzai areas while one troop was also killed, the Geo News reported.

Security forces conducted clearance operation against extremists in Balaras and Khadezai areas of upper Orakzai where 35 militants and one security personnel were killed and four others injured during clashes, said sources.

Security forces have taken control of the Balaras area in Orakzai, which is one of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, a tribal region of Pakistan.

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