Fourteen persons, including twelve security men, were also injured in the gun battle which lasted for nearly six hours.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
Our demand to demilitarise the Strip is not only for Israelis; it’s also for you, Fathi. We prefer happy neighbours to suffering neighbours.
The attack began around 05: 30 IST, no casualties have been reported so far, the interior ministry said.
North Waziristan has been sealed off from outsiders and there is no way to verify the military’s figures.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement sent to the media.
At least 386 militants and 20 soldiers have been killed in the massive offensive displacing nearly 600,000 people.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying the trucks carried fuel intended for U.S.-led NATO forces.
Reconciliation process must remain ‘Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled’ while respecting the ‘agreed red lines’.
Military spokesman said that Armed forces of Pakistan have launched the much-awaited offensive against the terrorists.
Taliban had warned people not to participate in the vote.
The stakes are high with the Taliban issuing specific threats to target polling stations.
The attackers failed to penetrate the security cordon and managed to flee into nearby congested residential areas.
No group has so far claimed responsibility for the abduction.
Since his release, the 28-year-old from Hailey, Idaho, was reported to be in stable condition at a military hospital in Germany.