10 militants, 2 soldiers killed in Pakistan raids

Quetta (Pakistan), October 23


Counterterrorism police killed nine alleged militants in a shootout during a raid in southwest Pakistan early Saturday, they said, and two soldiers and a militant were killed in a raid in the northwest overnight.


A raid was conducted in the Mastung area of Baluchistan province, the provincial counter-terrorism department said in a statement. Earlier in the week, a bomb attack killed a police officer and wounded 19 others in the same...