At least 10 soldiers were killed and four others injured when some militants attacked a checkpost of coastal guards near Pakistan's southwest port city of Gwadar on Saturday morning, local media reported.
Urdu TV channel Dawn reported that in the predawn attack an unknown number of attackers opened fire at the checkpost in Sansar area near Pakistan-Iran border, about 100 km away from Gwadar.
The insurgents fled to unidentified place following the attack.
Security forces rushed to the scene by helicopters to airlift the injured people and bodies to Gwadar.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
In a separate incident, six militants were killed in exchange of fire with security forces, following a checkpost attack in the country's northwest Hangu district.