25 militants, two troops killed in Orakzai clash
[Dawn] Security forces took control of the strategic post of Dalanai in Orakzai Agency
... crawling with holy men, home to Darra Adam Khel, the world's largest illegal arms bazaar. 14 distinct tribes of beturbanned primitives inhabit Orakzai agency's 1500 or so square kilometers...
on Tuesday after a fierce clash in which 25 beturbanned goons and two troops were killed.
Sources said 22 coppers, including a captain, were maimed in the morning in the area, about 78km north of Ghaljo, the headquarters of upper Orakzai tehsil and a strong base of orcs.
According to security sources, 25 orcs, including their two commanders, Abu Salman and Sher Shah, were killed in the clash and 14 others injured. Eight injured beturbanned goons were cooled for a few years
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The sources claimed that troops had taken control of Dalanai and hoisted the national flag there. They also claimed to have secured about 92 per cent area of the tribal agency.
AP adds: A government official said security forces killed 30 orcs. He said five soldiers also died.
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