10 : 03 AM - 09/07/2012
Islamabad: July 9 -- (BNA) Seven Pakistani soldiers were killed in an attack which targeted an army camp this morning in Gujarat City in the Punjab region in east Pakistan.
An army statement reported that unidentified militants launched a surprise attack with machineguns on a makeshift army camp erected last May on the banks of Chenab River in the Punjab region in search for a military helicopter which had crashed into the river.
The statement added that the attack resulted in killing six soldiers and one policeman in addition to injuring six other buddies.
The statement also pointed out that security forces cordoned off the area and conducted a search operation looking for the militants who fled away from the spot. Injured personnel were rushed to military hospital in Gujranwala city. (IY)
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