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Pakistani army kill 67 militants near Afghan border

Pakistani jets and ground forces killed 67 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said, days after the Taliban killed 148 people - mostly children - in a school massacre.

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Taliban: We targeted army school so they feel our pain

An injured pupil from the military run school under Taliban attack receives medical attention Credit: APTV/ARY

The Taliban has said that it targeted the military-run school in Peshawar this morning because the army "targets our families".

"We selected the army's school for the attack because the government is targeting our families and females," said Taliban spokesman Muhammad Umar Khorasani, according to Reuters. "We want them to feel the pain."

More than 80 children have been killed in the attack.

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