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Pakistan Clash Kills 11 Soldiers, 24 Insurgents

The Pakistani military says 11 soldiers and 24 militants have been killed in a clash near the Afghan border.

The military says dozens of militants attacked five checkpoints in the northwest's Mohmand tribal area overnight.

A statement from the Frontier Corps security force says that around 150 militants staged the attacks on the checkpoints.

At least 12 soldiers also were wounded in the clash.

There was no independent verification of the report.

compiled from agency reports