Ambulances took about 20 wounded military personnel to hospital after Friday’s attack, officials said [Reuters]
Fighters belonging to the Pakistani Taliban have attacked an air force station near Peshawar in Pakistan’s northwest, resulting in a firefight with security forces and the deaths of at least 43 people, sources say.

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ISPR, the Pakistan military’s media wing, said at least 21 security officers and five civilians working at the base died and 14 fighters were killed in Friday morning’s gun battle.

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It was unclear if any of the attackers got away. Details about how they managed to make their way into a mosque inside the compound walls and kill worshippers during prayers were sketchy.

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