PESHAWAR/KHYBER AGENCY – Roadshide bombs and rockets fired by miscreants killed five people including two soldiers and wounded 10 others in three separate incidents in Peshawar and tribal areas on Sunday.

In the first incident, an improvised explosive device was planted along the route of an army convoy in the Mir Ali area about 35 kilometres east of Miranshah, the main town in the North Waziristan district.

“The explosion killed at least two soldiers and injured seven others,” a security official in Miranshah said.

Another local security official confirmed the attack and said two of some 10 to 15 vehicles in the convoy were severely damaged.

Three labourers along with their donkeys were killed when a roadside bomb exploded in tehsil Bara of Khyber Agency on Sunday. As per details, three people identified as Jehanzeb and Shenai of Kamar Khel tribe and Saifur Rehman of Zaiudeen tribe were on way to home with their donkeys loaded with different daily use stuff.

The bomb went off as the labourers, who were carrying construction material and other commodities on donkeys, passed by.

All the three died on the spot along with their donkeys. The bodies were shifted to a nearby hospital. The forces rushed to the blast site and cordoned off the area. However, no arrest was made in this connection, officials said.

Local intelligence officials also confirmed the incident.

At least three people were injured when militants fired two rockets at University Town area here on Sunday evening.

Militants fired two rockets from Sirband area of which one landed in the nearby fields of Peshtakhara locality while the second one hit the office of International Medical Corps situated in University Town area.

The area is the most sensitive one as most of the international NGOs offices and American Club is situated there. The rocket landed a few yards away from the office of UNDP and American Club.

The rocket attack injured three people who were shifted to Khyber Teaching Hospital for emergency medical treatment.

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