Security forces repulse attack on checkpost in North Waziristan

Published September 18, 2013
Meanwhile curfew was imposed on Bannu-Miranshah road for an indefinite period after last night's attack and security forces were carrying out a search operation in the area.   — File Photo
Meanwhile curfew was imposed on Bannu-Miranshah road for an indefinite period after last night's attack and security forces were carrying out a search operation in the area. — File Photo

MIRAMSHAH: At least two militants were killed as security forces repulsed an attack on a checkpost in Dattakhel Tehsil of North Waziristan tribal region whereas one solider was also wounded in the attack that took place early on Wednesday.

An indefinite curfew was imposed on the Bannu-Miramshah Road following the incident.

"The militants had launched a huge attack on the Khar Qamar checkpost at night and after a gunbattle of about half an hour, the attack was repulsed during which two militants were killed," an Inter Public Service Relations (ISPR) officer confirmed.

The official added that one solider was also inured in the attack.

Meanwhile curfew was imposed on Bannu-Miranshah road for an indefinite period after the attack and security forces were carrying out a search operation in the area.

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