North Waziristan: Roadside blasts leave 29 security men injured

Four of the injured are said to be in a critical state.

Nasruminallah December 18, 2013
Roadside blasts leave 29 security men injured. PHOTO: REUTERS/ FILE


Multiple explosions in different parts of North Waziristan left 29 security officials injured on Tuesday.

An official of the security forces told The Express Tribune that an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by militants was defused by security forces at a roadside on Bannu Razmak Road in the Damadel area early morning before the armed forces’ convoy drove past the area at around 10am.

Similarly, in a second incident, two security officials were injured in a roadside blast when the convoy was moving from headquarters in Miramshah to Bannu.

Another vehicle carrying security officials from Bannu to Razmak was hit by an IED in the Pir Kallay area of Razmak tehsil. In the fourth incident, an explosion of a similar nature injured two officials of the Tochi Scouts.

Four of the injured are said to be in a critical state.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 18th, 2013.


Umar | 7 years ago | Reply

Only solution is carpet bombing followed by action of ground forces. This is the only solution - just forget about table talks right now, yes afterwards do table talks on government terms and conditions.

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