MIRANSHAH - Two security personnel were martyred and few others injured in separate roadside bomb blasts in different areas here on Monday.
Security sources said that unidentified extremists had planted Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in tehsil Mir Ali and Spinwam areas of North Waziristan Agency (NWA).
The extremists in separate incidents targeted the vehicles of security forces resultantly two troops were martyred while some others sustained injuries.
Both vehicles were partially damaged in the explosions.
The security forces cordoned off the two areas after the explosions and conducted search operation to hunt down the perpetrators.
FOUR TERRORISTS KILLED IN ORAKZAI
At least four terrorists were killed and several others injured in action of security forces in different areas of the Tribal Agency here on Monday.
Security sources said that the security forces conducted operations in various areas of Central Orakzai Agency. During firing and clashes four terrorists were reportedly killed while several others were injured.
The security forces also recovered heavy weapons from the possession of the militants killed in the operation.
Meanwhile, at least three security men were injured in landmine explosion while defusing it here on Monday.
The sources said that law-enforcement agencies (LEAs) personnel after being informed alongwith Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) reached the Sararogha area of South Waziristan Agency (SWA) and started efforts to defuse the landmine planted at roadside. The landmine exploded during defusing process resulting in injuries to three security personnel.
The injured were shifted to Agency’s headquarter hospital for treatment where according to hospital sources condition of one injured security man was serious.
Heavy contingent of LEAs cordoning off the area after the explosion launched search action but no arrest was made.