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URGENT ¥¥¥ Pakistan military checkpost attack kills eight: officials

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Militants attacked a military checkpost in Pakistan's troubled northwest early Saturday, killing six soldiers and two civilians, officials said.

"Six security personnel and two civilians were killed in the attack," a security official said of the raid which happened around 240 kilometres (150 miles) south of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

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