Cross-border attack: Two soldiers killed in Bajaur Agency

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Cross-Border Attack, TTP, Afghanistan, Border Incursion, BAJAUR: Two soldiers were killed in an attack on a Pakistani border post in Bajaur Agency, Express News reported on Wednesday.

The attack was allegedly carried out from the Afghan side of the border, injuring three others, including an officer.

This is the third cross-border attack in Bajaur Agency in less than two weeks.

On May 31, at least 14 militants were killed when Pakistani border guards had repelled a cross-border attack on a military post in the Warra Mamond tehsil of Bajaur Agency.    

One border guard was killed and two others were critically wounded in the attack, an official of the security forces had told The Express Tribune. In a statement, the Foreign Office had put the number of attackers at 200-plus.

On May 25, five paramilitary Frontier Corps soldiers were wounded in an attack on a check post. Security forces had claimed to have killed five militants in the retaliatory action. The paramilitary troops had chased the fleeing militants into Kaga Pass area where a check post was also set up.

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