Two FC personnel martyred, six attackers killed in Khyber Agency cross-border attack

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At least two paramilitary soldiers were martyred and six militants killed in two attempted suicide attacks from across the Pakistan-Afghanistan border on Frontier Constabulary (FC) Centre in Khyber Agency on Friday.

A statement released by military’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported that militants were killed during the exchange of fire as Pakistani troops “effectively responded” to the cross-border attack.

The Speena Sooka check post is located in Khyber Agency’s Lwee Shalman area and was attacked from the Afghan side.

“Terrorists from across the Pakistan border attempted a physical attack on FC Post in Khyber Agency. Pakistani troops effectively responded. Six terrorists were killed. In exchange of fire, two FC soldiers were also killed,” read the ISPR statement.

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan breakaway faction Jamaat-ul-Ahraar claimed responsibility for the attack.

At least two paramilitary soldiers were martyred and six militants killed in two attempted suicide attacks from across the Pakistan-Afghanistan border on Frontier Constabulary (FC) Centre in Khyber Agency on Friday.

A statement released by military’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported that militants were killed during the exchange of fire as Pakistani troops “effectively responded” to the cross-border attack.

The Speena Sooka check post is located in Khyber Agency’s Lwee Shalman area and was attacked from the Afghan side.

“Terrorists from across the Pakistan border attempted a physical attack on FC Post in Khyber Agency. Pakistani troops effectively responded. Six terrorists were killed. In exchange of fire, two FC soldiers were also killed,” read the ISPR statement.

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan breakaway faction Jamaat-ul-Ahraar claimed responsibility for the attack.

The Speena Sooka check post is located in Khyber Agency’s Lwee Shalman area and was attacked from the Afghan side.

“Terrorists from across the Pakistan border attempted a physical attack on FC Post in Khyber Agency. Pakistani troops effectively responded. Six terrorists were killed. In exchange of fire, two FC soldiers were also killed,” read the ISPR statement.

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan breakaway faction Jamaat-ul-Ahraar claimed responsibility for the attack.

 

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