Six militants killed during attack on Pakistan air force base


Islamabad (dpa) – At least six militants were killed Friday in clashes with security forces when they attacked a Pakistani air force base in the troubled north-west, military said.

Up to 10 militants launched the early morning attack at Badaber air base in the suburbs of Peshawar city, army spokesman Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa said.

“Total terrorists killed so far (is) six now. Clearance operations in progress,” he said on Twitter.

At least one officer was injured in the gunfire and taken to hospital.