PESHAWAR: Two soldiers were wounded when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden vehicle into a security checkpost in Mirali area of North Waziristan tribal district on Thursday.

“It was a vehicle-borne attack. The suicide bomber rammed the explosive-laden vehicle into the wall of the checkpost in Mirali,” local official said. He added that two soldiers sustained injuries in the attack.

Local police said that the area was immediately cordoned off after the incident and a search operation was launched.

Officials stated that a checkpost of the security forces established on Bypass road came under attack.

They said that the wounded soldiers were immediately shifted to Mirali hospital. No official statement was received from Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR), the military’s media wing, till filing of this report.

On December 20, one soldier and two civilians lost their lives when a suicide bomber rammed a rikshaw into the vehicle carrying security forces in Miramshah.

Published in Dawn, December 29th, 2022

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