Eight gunmen killed as Taliban attack Pakistan air force base

September 18, 2015 5:07 AM

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan Taliban gunmen stormed a Pakistani Air Force base in the volatile northwestern city of Peshawar early on Friday, a military spokesman said, the first major attack on a military installation in several weeks.

A group of militants attacked a guard post and tried to force their way into the Badaber air base, Major General Asim Bajwa said on Twitter. Eight attackers had been killed so far, he said, and 10 soldiers wounded.

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