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Pakistan: 3 militants, 1 soldier killed in shootout



QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani safety forces killed three militants throughout a shootout on Saturday following a militant assault on a safety patrol within the restive southwestern Baluchistan province, the navy stated.

In a quick assertion, the navy stated there was an alternate of gunfire after militants opened fireplace on a safety car close to Shahrig within the Loralai district. One soldier was additionally killed and two had been wounded throughout the alternate.

Nobody instantly claimed accountability for the assault, however Baluch separatist teams have usually claimed such assaults within the current previous.

Baluchistan has been the scene of frequent militant assaults and a long-running insurgency by teams searching for independence for the mineral- and gas-rich province bordering Iran and Afghanistan. The Pakistani Taliban even have a presence there.


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