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Soldier killed in Miramshah IED blast

Updated April 23, 2018

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MIRAMSHAH: One soldier lost his life and three others suffered injuries in a roadside bomb blast near Miramshah in North Waziristan tribal region on Sunday.

Officials said that a military convoy was on its way to Miramshah from the Datakhel area when an improvised explosive device went off near one of the vehicles. They said one soldier died and three others were injured.

The martyred was identified as Muhammad Hanif. Wounded soldiers were taken to a military hospital. A curfew was imposed in the area to facilitate the movement of the convoy.

Meanwhile, another explosion occurred near Angher Village, but no casualty was reported.

Published in Dawn, April 23rd, 2018