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Pakistan: 19 militants, 7 troops die in clash near Afghanistan border

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    The Pakistani army has confirmed that 19 militants and seven soldiers were killed in an overnight clash on Sunday near the Afghan border in North Waziristan tribal area. According to the statement from the military, an intense firing between security forces and militants took place along the border. One of the militants reportedly detonated his suicide vest while troops chased him. Seven soldiers were killed in that explosion.