Military vehicle at Kamra air base
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Militants killed in Pakistan air base gunfight

Gunmen have attacked a Pakistani military air base triggering a fierce fire-fight with security forces that lasted several hours.

Several militants wearing suicide belts stormed Minhas air base at Kamra, near the capital Islamabad, just after dawn.

Nine militants were killed and two soldiers died during the gunfight.

Tulip Mazumdar reports from Kamra air base.

  • 16 Aug 2012
  • From the section Asia