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Pakistan      15 Taliban militants and two soldiers killed in Bajaur Agency
Pakistan      11 Taliban militants killed in Dir Upper District
Pakistan      Eight Taliban militants killed in Swat and Buner
Pakistan      Six militants killed in aerial attacks on Baitullah Mehsud’s hideouts in South Waziristan
India      Maoists kill two Policemen and a civilian in separate incidents in Chhattisgarh
Pakistan      Judge and aide shot dead in Quetta
India      Two persons killed in bomb blasts in Jammu and Kashmir
India      Two ULFA militants shot dead in Assam
India      Suspected militant shot dead in Manipur
India      Maoists trigger twin landmine explosions in West Bengal
India      Huge amount of explosives and detonators recovered in Bihar
Sri Lanka      Arms and ammunition recovered in North
Sri Lanka      Troops recover arms and ammunitions in East
Sri Lanka      Three suspected LTTE militants arrested for plot to assassinate President
Sri Lanka      Logistics supplier to LTTE jailed in United Kingdom
Bhutan      Foreign Minister denies ULFA’s presence
India      Arrested Lashkar-e-Toiba militant Madni reveals link with Maoists

15 Taliban militants and two soldiers killed in Bajaur Agency

Security Forces (SFs) on June 19 killed 15 more militants and injured seven others in a shootout in the Charmang area of Bajaur Agency, The News reported. Sources said the militants attacked a patrolling party of the SFs near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in the Charmang area of Nawagai sub-division, killing two soldiers and injuring three others. Further, in a remote-controlled bomb explosion in the Nakhtar area of Mamond sub-division, a Bajaur Levies trooper sustained injuries.  

Meanwhile, the SFs continued their operations against the local Taliban and targeted their hideouts in Hashim, Babara, Kohi, Asghar and Kotki areas of Charmang with heavy and sophisticated weapons, including gunship helicopters and artillery. The militants’ locations were targeted with artillery shells from Khar, Loi Sam and Tankhata areas.  

In Mohmand Agency, a civilian was killed as SFs shelled the suspected hideouts of the militants in Yarakhel Babazai area. Further, 47 wanted persons of Danishkol and Ambar areas of the Pandyalai sub-division surrendered to the authorities at Yakaghund. Sources said SFs also launched an offensive in the Spinki Tangi and Yarakhel areas of Khwezai Bazai sub-division and targeted the hideouts of the militants.






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