scorecardresearch
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022

Two Pakistani soldiers killed in blast near Afghanistan border

On September 13, three soldiers were killed in an exchange of fire with militants across the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Kurram district.

Two Pakistan soldiers were killed in a blast near Afghanistan border, according to a report by PTI

Two soldiers were killed in a roadside blast in Pakistan’s restive north-western tribal district, bordering Afghanistan, the army said on Sunday.

The soldiers killed in the blast in the Eisham area of the North Waziristan tribal district on Saturday were identified as Naib Subedar Javed Iqbal (42) and Naik Hussain Ahmed (38), the army said in a statement.

It said that clearance of the area is being carried out to eliminate terrorists.

The police said locally made bomb was used in the blast.

Subscriber Only Stories
UPSC Key- December 9, 2022: Why you should read ‘National Party’ or ‘The ...Premium
What Mallika Sarabhai’s The Conference of the Birds has to say abou...Premium
In Gujarat, Congress cave-in clears road for Modi 2024, sends a message t...Premium
‘Sexually explicit’ video case: WhatsApp tells HC can’t take it down ‘unl...Premium

On September 13, three soldiers were killed in an exchange of fire with militants across the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Kurram district.

In a separate incident, the local police neutralized a three kilograms explosive device planted close to the national database registration office in in Bannu district, bordering North Waziristan tribal District.

First published on: 25-09-2022 at 08:55:50 pm
Next Story

From the Explained editor: Short histories of the CBI and ED, live streaming of court proceedings, and carbon dating in Varanasi

Latest Comment
Post Comment
Read Comments
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
close