8 killed in Pakistan assault

Indo Asian News Service

Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Two police personnal and six suspected militants from across the Pakistan-Afghanistan border were killed after an assault on a checkpost in Khyber Agency on Friday.

Pakistani troops "effectively responded", resulting in the death of the militants, Dawn news quoted the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) as saying.

Earlier this month, five Pakistan Army personnel were killed also in a cross-border "terrorist attack" on three border posts along the Afghanistan border area.