KHAR: Four Pakistani soldiers were killed when militants stormed a security post in a troubled tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said on Friday. Armed with heavy weapons and rockets,
militants launched the attack on a post in Chinar town in the Bajaur tribal region, local administration chief Ghulam Saeed Khan told AFP. “Four soldiers were killed and three wounded,” Khan said. Security officials, confirming the casualties, said the attack was mounted late Thursday. “Militants first lobbed rockets and then moved close to the post and opened fire with heavy weapons,” one official said.