Peshawar: At least six paramilitary soldiers were killed and seven others injured when heavily-armed militants attacked a Frontier Constabulary post in northwest Pakistan, police said on Wednesday.

Three personnel of Khasadar Force, a paramilitary police, were missing after the attack on Kishan Ganga check-post near Frontier Region (FR) in Peshawar district of Khyber Pakthunkhwa province on Tuesday night, they said.

A heavy exchange of fire between security forces personnel and the armed men continued till early morning on Wednesday. Police said the dead and injured were moved to a nearby hospital while a search operation was underway to recover the missing soldiers.

(Agencies)

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