IED Kills Four Security Personnel in North Waziristan
NORTH WAZIRISTAN: A convoy hit by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan killed at least four security personnel on Saturday.
According to officials, security personnel were on routine patrolling in the area when the explosives went off, which left four security personnel killed and their vehicle completely destroyed.
Following the incident, security forces cordoned off the area and began a search operation.
As per the ongoing operations Zarb-e-Azb and Khyber-I search operations are carried out frequently in attempts to eradicate terrorism from the country.
On April 30, five months into the military operation in the troubled spots of the Khyber tribal region, the military claimed a ‘huge success’ after ‘intense fighting’ that left 27 terrorists dead.
The Khyber-II operation was launched in mid-October last year following reports that some militants had fled the ongoing military offensive in North Waziristan Agency to seek shelter in the strategic Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency.
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