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Jan 24, 2008
40 militants killed in South Waziristan

ISLAMABAD(AFP)-Forty miscreants have been killed in the last 24 hours and 30 miscreants apprehended while many injured in South Waziristan, the ISPR said in a statement on Thursday.

Eight soldiers had also been killed and 32 wounded, it said.

Security forces have carried out operations in Spinkai Raghzai, Nawazkot, Tiarza and its surrounding areas, where all militants have been reportedly cleared out of these areas.

Militants were killed in a series of raids on Wednesday and Thursday during clashes with the army who were backed by artillery and helicopter.

Security forces have moved 3 tanks in Jandola to protect military convoys that are on the move as the army advances in the area.

(Source: "40 militants killed in South Waziristan", Paktribune, 24 January 2008)




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