September 11, 2008 / 5:08 PM / 11 years ago

Pakistan kills up to 100 militants near Afghan border

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani security forces killed up to 100 al Qaeda-linked militants in fierce clashes in a volatile tribal region near the Afghan border on Thursday, a security official said.

“Eighty to 100 militants were killed in Bajaur today. Most of them are foreigners,” the official said on condition of anonymity, referring to the tribal region.

Reporting by Kamran Haider; writing by Zeeshan Haider

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