PESHAWAR: At least three security forces' persons were killed and two others injured on Sunday in separate attacks in the North Waziristan tribal region.

In the first attack, a security forces' convoy was heading from Razmak to Bannu when it came under an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack on Esha Road in Dosali Tehsil. Moreover, two rockets were also fired at the security forces' vehicle, killing three soldiers and injuring another.

Subsequently, security forces imposed a curfew on the area and a search operation went underway to apprehend those responsible for the attack.

Whereas in the second attack, a security forces' convoy was targeted at Qambar checkpost on Miramshah's Mir Ali road in Mir Ali Tehsil. One solider was injured in the incident.

Official sources confirmed both the attacks.

Meanwhile, security forces defused a roadside IED on Ghulam Khan road in North Waziristan.

Opinion

Editorial

Breaking the deadlock
09 Dec, 2022

Breaking the deadlock

It is time for PDM and PTI to show flexibility and realise that the future of over 240m people is at stake.
A targeted killing
09 Dec, 2022

A targeted killing

IF there were any doubts about a sinister, transnational plot to kill journalist Arshad Sharif, the 592-page report...
Dog-bite epidemic
09 Dec, 2022

Dog-bite epidemic

AN exploding population of stray canines has fuelled a dog-bite epidemic in Sindh, with the provincial health...
Worsening hunger
Updated 08 Dec, 2022

Worsening hunger

THAT the dollar liquidity crunch has started hurting the import of essential items such as vegetables and raw...
Bannu beheading
Updated 08 Dec, 2022

Bannu beheading

The state must take up the cudgels and neutralise barbarism before it spreads.
Smog misery
08 Dec, 2022

Smog misery

IF 2022 has taught us anything, it is that generations of reckless disregard for Mother Nature has accrued very ...