A dozen terrorists killed in Dir shootout
A patrol of security forces engaged a 20-member group of terrorists at 10pm, killing 12 of the insurgents, who were trying to sneak into the area from Afghanistan.
A Dir-based police official told Pajhwok Afghan News on condition of anonymity that two soldiers were also injured in the 20-minute fire exchange. He offered no further details of the engagement.
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