Taliban militants killed three Pak soldiers in an assault on a check post in the northwest as the military pressed its ground and air offensive, officials said Saturday. The militants launched a rocket and gun attack on a paramilitary post in Torawari area of Hangu district late Friday, a security official said. Three soldiers were killed in the raid, he said. A senior police official said the attackers were Taliban militants who came from the neighbouring tribal region of Kurram. Security forces based in a nearby fort responded by killing at least six attackers, police and military officials said.