Militants attack checkpost in Upper Dir, 7 security personnel killed

Afghan militants target a checkpost in the Shiltalao area of Upper Dir and blow up bridge to prevent retaliatory fire.

Express June 01, 2011

DIR: Seven security officials were killed when Afghan militants attacked a checkpost in Upper Dir on Wednesday.

Express 24/7 correspondent Umar Farooq reports that Afghan militants crossed the border and targeted a checkpost in the Shiltalao area of Upper Dir. Seven security personnel were killed as a result.

The militants also destroyed two schools and blew up a main bridge to avoid retaliation from the security forces .

Farooq reports that in the ongoing battle, security forces have deployed gunship helicopters targeting the militants and that casualties may rise.

 

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ali rehaman | 9 years ago | Reply | Recommend why pakistan army responding late? why pakistan army reach after two days ? why pakistan army collect the dead bodies after two days? why pakistan army shilling on the local people which is rise for killing the terrorist ? why pakistan army not taking action after 2 days ? * ATTENTION * which we are hearing on the television news that are 100% telling lie.after two days the news say that pakistan army is there here is no pakistani army and the terrorist are still there in the NATO uniform . today we have received the dead bodies which we have got from the civil militant ( lashkar)
Khurram Ali | 9 years ago | Reply | Recommend Pakistan Govt must respond quickly on this cross border infentration. It is the responsibility of US Forces, NATO and Afgan Army to stop militants to cross border. Western media always bark that terrorists attack from Pakistan in Afghanistan. Where is Pakistani Media now? Do they have no responsibilty to raise voice of this infentration in Pakistan. Stop talibans and militants of your side to enter our side or let us chase our enemies in Afghanistan because you have been failed in fulfilling your responsibility to secure border.
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