Two soldiers, six militants killed in Pakistan airbase battle

Reuters News
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Posted: Aug 15, 2012 10:01 PM
Two soldiers, six militants killed in Pakistan airbase battle

KAMRA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Two soldiers and six suspected Islamic militants were killed in a gunbattle at an air force base in Pakistan on Thursday, local television channels reported.

Suspected militants entered Minhas base in the town of Kamra in central Punjab province overnight and a gunbattle raged for hours, the reports said.

(Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Raju Gopalakrishnan)