Violence Kills 12 Pakistan Security Forces
[An Nahar] At least 12 Pak security personnel have been killed in festivities and a landmine kaboom in the two regions of the country most troubled by Death Eaters, officials said Tuesday.
In the northwestern tribal belt, officials said dozens of gun-hung tough guys attacked a checkpoint overnight, sparking festivities that killed six security personnel and four myrmidons.
The fighting broke out in the northwestern Khyber district, where troops are frequently locked in festivities with homegrown Islamist militia Lashkar-e-Islam.
Posted by: Fred 2013-01-16