Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Four troops killed in martyrdom op.
By Pazir Gul Wednesday, 19 Aug, 2009
MIRAMSHAH: A militant on suicide mission rammed a vehicle packed with explosives into a checkpost on the Bannu-Miramshah road in North Waziristan on Tuesday evening, killing four security personnel and wounding eight others.
The bomber struck the Esha checkpost located not far from Miramshah. It was manned by army and paramilitary personnel. An official said an army soldier and three paramilitary personnel were killed.
Regular troops were deployed at checkposts in the area after militants intensified attacks on security forces. No group claimed responsibility for the attack till late in the evening.