Clashes in Pak's Waziristan, 79 killed

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Islamabad, Sep 22: At least 34 militants have died in clashes in Pakistan's South and North Waziristan while the Taliban claims to have killed 45 security personnel, media reports said on Tuesday, Sep 22.

Gunship helicopters pounded militant hideouts in South Waziristan, killing at least 34 suspected militants while injuring several others, Dawn reported.

Tehrik-i-Taliban spokesperson Azam Tariq said the Taliban killed at least 45 security personnel in the attack.

In North Waziristan, eight suspected militants were killed in clashes with security forces in the Razmak area.

Sources said a security checkpost in Upper and Lower Kofar in North Waziristan came under attack by some 600 militants.

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