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Four FC personnel martyred in Kurram Agency blast

KURRAM AGENCY: At least four personnel of the Frontier Corps (FC) were martyred and two others injured when a landmine went off in Kurram Agency on Sunday, ARY News reported. According to officials of the political administration, the blast took place near Kharlachi border crossing with Afghanistan in the Kurram tribal region. They said two personnel died on the spot while two others succumbed to their injuries during treatment in a hospital. After being informed of the blast, the security forces rushed to the site…

Three people killed in landmine explosion in Mohmand Agency

MOHMAND AGENCY: At least three people died and two others sustained critical injuries when a landmine exploded in the Shati Maina area of Tehsil Ambar in Mohmand tribal region. According to political administration, a man and his son were among the dead while the injured were taken to Bajaur hospital for medical treatment. One of the injured has been identified as a tribal leader, Malik Ali Rehman. Police along with other security agencies have cordoned off the area soon after the explosion. Earlier this year,…

Two Army personnel embrace martyrdom in South Waziristan landmine blast

RAWALPINDI: Two Army personnel embraced martyrdom in a landmine blast near Angor Adda in South Waziristan on Sunday, ARY News reported. Sepoys, Attaur Rehman and Imran Ali were martyred during a search operation in South Waziristan as Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad continues across the country, said media wing of military forces, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). Expressing remorse over the incident, Home Minister Balochistan Mir Sarfraz Bugti on his social media account wrote, "Despite the denial of our sacrifices…

Security personnel killed, three injured in Khyber landmine attack

PESHAWAR: A security personnel was killed while three others sustained injuries when a landmine exploded in Khyber Agency on Saturday, ARY News reported. Rescue sources said a vehicle of security forces ran over a landmine, causing explosion in Tirah valley of the Khyber tribal region. A security personnel died in the blast on the spot whereas three others sustained injuries. The dead body and the injured were shifted to a local hospital. Sources said that the security personnel were on a routine patrol in the area.…

10 killed as landmine blast hits passenger van in Kurram

KURRAM AGENCY: At least 10 people were killed and over eight injured when a landmine blast hit a passenger van in early hours of Tuesday, ARY News reported. The injured and the bodies were moved to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, Kurram. The deceased persons also include two children and a woman. The blast tore through the heavily-loaded pickup truck in the Godar area of Kurram tribal district early in the morning, according to Irfan Ali, a local administration official in the area. The explosion hit a passenger van…

Army major martyred in South Waziristan landmine blast

PESHAWAR: A Pakistan Army major embraced martyrdom in a landmine blast in South Waziristan Agency today, ARY News reported. Major Imran succumbed to his wounds while six other soldiers also sustained injuries in the blast, said Inter-Services Public Relations in a statement. The security convoy was passing through the area when their vehicle came under the blast. The security forces cordoned off the area shortly after the blast. The semi-autonomous tribal areas on the Afghan border have for years been a hideout for…

Six soldiers martyred in Waziristan landmine attack

RAWALPINDI: At least six soldiers were martyred and three injured in a landmine blast in North Waziristan tribal region, military said on Monday. A landmine blast killed six soldiers and injured three others in Ghulam Khan near the Pak-Afghan border, quoting Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), ARY News reported. The military formally launched the operation ‘Zarb-i-Azb’ in North Waziristan tribal region to crush militants, involved in spreading terrorism and carrying out terror activities in the country. At least 140…