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Pakistan: Three killed and 8 injured in Bannu convoy attack

6th Oct 2013

By Zahir Shah Sherazi

BANNU, (Dawn): Three security personnel have been killed and 8 others injured as a security forces convey was attacked in Bakakhel area near FR Bannu on Sunday morning.

The security vehicle was targeted nar Mirzal Checkpost and the blast destroyed the vehicle killing one solider on the spot and injured 10 others, Two security personnel later died on way to hospital.

The official sources has confirmed that 3 soldiers have died and the 8 others injured in the attack early morning.

The injured were shifted to the Combined Military Hospital Bannu.

The Ansarul Mujahideen militant group of Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Spokesman for the Ansarul Mujahideen militant group Abu Baseer speaking from an undisclosed location told that their fighters have targetted the convoy.

“As long as drone attacks are carried out in Pakistan, they would continue their attacks and targetting of security forces and the administrative machinery of the Pakistani government,” he remarked.


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