Friday, June 3, 2011

70 killed Afgani Pakistani Border Clash

At least 45 militants and 25 security men have been killed in fighting between security forces and Afghan militants who had crossed over the border in Upper Dir on Wednesday.

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Pakistani helicopters and artillery on Friday forced back militants who crossed over from Afghanistan this week and triggered battles that have killed scores of people, an official said. The government demanded that NATO and Afghan troops do more to control insurgents on their side of the long, porous border.