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Soldier martyred, two personnel injured in blast in North Waziristan

Soldier martyred, two personnel injured in blast in North Waziristan
April 02, 2017

MIRANSHAH, 02 April: A security force personnel was martyred while two other sustained injuries in a landmine explosion in Kund Ghar area of North Waziristan Agency here on Sunday morning.
According to the security sources, the explosion occurred when security personnel were examining the road ahead of security forces convoy to pass through the area. During the examination of the road, the security forces vehicle hit a landmine planted at the roadside in the Kund Ghar area of the agency.
One security official was martyred on the spot whereas two other personnel sustained injuries who were shifted to hospital.
A few days back, a high-value target belonging to the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Sajna Group Mahmood-ul-Hasan alias Khawaja Madni was killed in South Waziristan during an operation conducted as part of the ongoing Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra condemned the incident, saying the war against terrorism will reach its conclusion. He said the entire nation appreciated the efforts of the security forces and tribesmen in their fight against terrorism.

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