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Pakistan militants kill at least 20 kidnapped troops

Militants in north-west Pakistan have killed at least 20 of the paramilitaries they seized from a checkpoint near Peshawar, officials say.

Two men are said to have escaped - one is reportedly in a critical condition.

The troops, from the tribal police force, are reported to have been shot by their captors, who are thought to be from the Pakistani Taliban.

Aleem Maqbool reports.

  • 30 Dec 2012
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