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Army retaliates after 20 Pakistan soldiers killed in bomb attack

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Pakistan army helicopters fired missiles killing three militants on Sunday, officials said, in apparent retaliation for a Taliban bomb attack that killed 20 soldiers in the restive northwest. 

Pakistani soldiers and policemen cordon off the area after a bomb attack on a security convoy in the city of Bannu on January 19, 2014

The helicopters fired at a road in the village of Musaki situated in the same tribal region as the bombing earlier Sunday, intelligence and civil administration officials said.

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