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15 militants, two soldiers killed in Pakistan tribal region

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Islamabad, May 6 , IRNA -- Pakistani forces Tuesday killed 15 militants in a tribal region after they attacked an army check post, the army said.

An army statement said in Mohmand Agency militants attacked a check post of Security Forces at Spinkai Tangi area where reportedly 15 militants were killed.

It said two soldiers were also killed and 6 others are missing.

The army said an exchange of fire took place between the militants and the security forces in Mohmad Agency after the attack by militants, the statement said.

Meanwhile the army said that the operation in Buner district is progressing smoothly while consolidation of security forces around Daggar, the center of the district, was continuing.

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