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Pakistani Security Forces Kill Seven Militants In Karachi

A Pakistani military official says two raids by security forces in the port city of Karachi have killed seven militants.

General Muhammad Khurram said on May 26 that the overnight raids came after reports that militants from the Pakistani Taliban planned to attack a security forces headquarters near the airport.

Khurram says that, in the first raid, three militants were trapped in a building and killed themselves by detonating explosive vests.

He added that in the second raid, security forces killed three militants while a fourth blew himself up.

Based on reporting by AP and