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Islamic Militants Ambush Pakistani Troops, Killing Six


The Pakistan army says Islamic militants ambushed a convoy of troops in North Waziristan tribal region Wednesday, killing six soldiers.

Army spokesman Major General Waheed Arshad says 15 militants were killed in the violence. Twenty Pakistani soldiers were wounded.

Militants have repeatedly targeted Pakistani soldiers with suicide attacks, roadside bombs and kidnappings in the country's lawless tribal regions.

Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.

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