Pakistan: Death toll from NATO attack up to 25

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KHAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan state TV says the death toll from an alleged NATO helicopter attack on a Pakistani army checkpoint near the Afghan border has risen to 25 soldiers.

State TV reported the death toll Saturday.

The Pakistan military has blamed NATO helicopters for the attack on the checkpoint in the Mohmand tribal area late Friday night.

NATO officials in Kabul said Saturday they were aware of the incident, and would release more information after they were able to gather more facts about what happened.