MIRAMSHAH: Two paramilitary personnel sustained injuries in a bomb blast in Manzerkhel Berzai area of North Waziristan tribal district on Tuesday, officials said.

They said the soldiers were conducting routine patrolling in the area near the Afghan border when the explosion occurred. The injured were identified as Zahoor and Qaisar and were shifted to a hospital in Miramshah.

They belong to the Shawal Rifles of the Frontier Corps. Security forces launched a search operation in the area but no arrest was made.

Published in Dawn, June 12th, 2019