Pakistan: Afghan Taliban attack checkpoints, kill at least 25

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August 28, 2011
San Francisco Chronicle    
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"Teams of Taliban fighters from Afghanistan crossed the border Saturday and attacked security checkpoints in a previously peaceful region of northwestern Pakistan, killing more than two dozen soldiers and police, Pakistani officials said. ... At least 200 militants crossed into Chitral district Saturday morning and attacked seven checkpoints run by the paramilitary Frontier Corps, two of which were overrun, the Pakistani military said." (08/28/11)  

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