Two Soldiers Succumbed to their Wounds in Orakzai Road Blast
PESHAWAR: A roadside blast killed two security officers in Spinwam area of North Waziristan Agency on Monday, according to official sources.
The sources said that a convoy of soldiers was going from Spinwam to Mirali when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off near one of the vehicles.
Two soldiers received severe injuries and died on the spot.
After the explosion, security personnel cordoned off the area and conducted a search operation. But, no arrest was made.
10 killed in Orakzai
Orakzai: Ten suspected militants were killed and several others injured as military planes pounded militant hideouts in different areas of central Orakzai Agency on Monday.
Sources said the military planes targeted suspected positions in Chappar Mushti, Toorsimth, Daran Shiekhan, Ovt Mela and Zaffar Ghari of central Orakzai Agency at 4pm.
They said five militant hideouts were destroyed.
The sources said that security forces conducted a search operation in two tehsils of Orakzai Agency to clear the region of militants.
IED Timely Diffused - Parachinar
PARACHINAR: A timely action by the political administration foiled a terrorism attempt in Mandori area of Kurram Agency.
Sources said that two IEDs had been planted by unidentified people to blow up a suspension bridge in the area.
After receiving information about the IEDs, officials of the political administration called the personnel of bomb disposal unit who defused the devices.
According to the bomb disposal personnel, the IEDs carried 10kg of explosives.
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