Terrorists attacked a safety post in a former Taliban stronghold in a tribal district in northwest Pakistan on Friday, triggering a shootout that killed 4 soldiers and as many insurgents. The attack came about in Makeen space in the South Waziristan district, bordering Afghanistan.
Troops responded promptly to the attack, mentioned the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Army’s media wing.
“At least 4 soldiers had been killed in the attack,” it mentioned, including 4 attackers had been additionally killed.
Shah Farman, the governor of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, condemned the attack.
No group has claimed accountability, though Pakistani Taliban have been blamed for such earlier violence in the area, the place militants have a presence.
South Waziristan had served as a base for al-Qaeda and Taliban militants till latest years when Pakistan claimed that it has destroyed all hideouts of terrorists in the northwestern tribal belt.
According to Pakistan Army, militants hiding throughout the border sometimes enter into the nation and goal the safety forces in the area.
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