Terrorists attack Pakistan Army checkposts on Afghan border

ISPR says troops effectively responded to the firing


Our Correspondent February 11, 2017
Sources in the area revealed that at least two checkposts came under fire in the Ulai area. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Terrorists from Afghanistan attacked a Pakistan Army checkpost in Mohmand Agency late Friday night.

The military's media wing, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), said, Pakistan military effectively responded to the fire in Baizai Tehsil of Upper Mohmand, rendering it ineffective. Soon after the incident, militants fled back to Afghanistan, ISPR added.

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Sources in the area revealed that at least two checkposts came under attack in the Ulai area. "Several militants were killed in the exchange of fire, with one minor injury on the Pakistani side," the source added.

The outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Jamaat-ul-Ahrar on Saturday stated that it lost two men while three others were injured after they launched an overnight attack on a Pakistani checkpost.

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Last year, at least eleven people were killed and 31 others injured as a suicide bomber blew himself up near a check post in Karkhano Market, adjacent to Jamrud in Khyber Agency. “Eleven people have been killed and 31 others injured,” officials of Hayatabad Medical Complex told The Express Tribune. Casualties are feared to rise, the officials added. Further, a hospital source said a child and four security officials are among the dead.

 

COMMENTS (1)

Omar Sadiq | 4 years ago | Reply Ran back like rats in their holes in Afghanistan! Till The TTP, who are supported by RAW and NDS, is alive, so will the Afghan Taliban be nurtured against the Endians and the back stabbing Afghanis. LONG LIVE PAKISTAN!!!!
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