Monday, June 25, 2012

Seven Pakistani soldiers feared beheaded taken by militants into Afghanistan

Pakistan military has reported that seven out of 11 soldiers who went missing after a 100-militant strong group  “from a safe haven across the border” infiltrated into Upper Dir and attacked a Pakistani patrol, are reported beheaded by militants in Afghanistan.

Pakistan already reported that six soldiers were killed in gunbattles with militants Sunday who crossed from Afghanistan into the northwestern district of Upper Dir, a key border transit route that neighbours the Swat valley where Pakistan defeated a local Taliban insurgency in 2009.
Pakistan says rebels have regrouped in eastern Afghanistan. Afghan and US officials want Pakistan to eliminate Taliban and al Qaeda-linked havens used to launch attacks in Afghanistan.
Read more: The Express News


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