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The Pakistani military says troops have killed up to 15 militants in the country's northwest, along the Afghan border.

Military officials say six insurgents were also captured after fighting in the Orakzai tribal region on Saturday.


Pakistan's military launched an offensive against Taliban insurgents in Orakzai in March, to target militants who are believed to have fled an earlier military offensive in South Waziristan.

The military says more than 100 militants have been killed in the Orakzai operation, but the figure can not be independently verified because access to the remote area is limited.

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