Two Pak soldiers, three Uzbeks and a German militants killed in North Waziristan clash

Two security personnel were killed and at least 13 injured in the latest clash in North Waziristan on Wednesday. – (File Photo)

Two soldiers killed in North Waziristan clash

Thursday, 29 Apr, 2010 | Jumadi-ul-Awwal 14, 1431

PESHAWAR: Two security personnel were killed and at least 13 injured in the latest clash in North Waziristan on Wednesday on Wednesday, 28 Apr, 2010.

The casualties took place when militants attacked the ISA check post in North Waziristan. Four militants, which included three Uzbeks and a German, were also killed in the clash.

This is the second attack on Pakistan army personnel in North Waziristan in the past seven days. On Friday, seven soldiers, including an officer were killed and at least 16 injured as militants ambushed an army convoy in North Waziristan

According to local sources, many of the Taliban groups had fled from South Waziristan and moved to North Waziristan. Many of these groups include Chechen and Arab fighters as well.

The situation in North Waziristan is a complicated one with some factions supporting the government and providing safe passage to the Pakistan army.

Meanwhile the operation in the Orakzai Agency is also continuing, with security forces claiming to have killed five militants in the latest phase of the assault.

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