Eight soldiers killed in attack on Jamrud checkpost

July 18, 2014 5:48 AM

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Eight soldiers killed in attack on Jamrud checkpost

PESHAWAR: Heavily armed militants attacked a paramilitary checkpost in Jamrud area of the Khyber tribal region early Friday, killing at least eight security personnel, official sources said.

Sources said more than a dozen militants attacked a Frontier Corps patrolling party and checkpost in Jamrud's Gundi area, followed by a grueling gun-battle which continued for over two hours.

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