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Soldier,eight militant killed in Pak clash

A Pakistani soldier and eight pro-Taliban militants were killed in a clash in the volatile Aurakzai tribal region in the country's northwest.

A Pakistani soldier and eight pro-Taliban militants were killed in a clash in the volatile Aurakzai tribal region in the country’s northwest today,officials said.

The clash erupted when a group of militants attacked a security check post in Dabori Tapu Kaley area in Aurakzai Agency.

The gun battle continued for some time,security officials said. Militants have targeted several security check posts in the restive tribal belt over the past few months.