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Militants Attack Pakistani Airbases

Quetta, Pakistan map
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Officials in southwestern Pakistan say militants have attacked two airbases, sparking a firefight with security forces that killed at least eight insurgents.

Authorities say the insurgents attacked the Samungli and Khalid airbases in Quetta early Friday.

Seven security forces personnel were wounded in the violence. Authorities say at least two suspected militants have been detained.

There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

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