Blast In North Waziristan Martyrs Soldier, Injures 3 Others

Blast In North Waziristan Martyrs Soldier, Injures 3 Others
One soldier, identified as Amir, was martyred in a result of an explosive device attack that took place in a crowded market near Mirali in North Waziristan tribal district on Monday.

DAWN reported that the police officials have confirmed the martyrdom of one soldier. Moreover, three police men were also wounded in the blast occurred near Nizameia Mosque in Eidek bazaar [market].

Police released a statement saying that at least 14 vehicles parked in the market were damaged by the impact of the explosion. Security forces were patrolling the main bazaar when the remote-controlled device went off near their vehicles.

Police said that Havaldar Arshad and Sepoys Abdul Manan and Islam Nabi received injuries. They were then taken to a local hospital of Mirali. After the incident, the Mirali-Miramshah High­way was closed for traffic, following a search operation by law enforcement agencies (LEAs).

On April 18, a soldier of Pakistan Army was martyred and three others sustained injuries in a terrorist attack at the Boya check-post in North Waziristan. The injured were identified as Saeed, Yasir and Shafqat.

Later, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated that five terrorists were also killed in the attack. A report by the local police claimed that the check-post was ambushed with heavy weaponry, and the fallen soldier lost his life in the line of defense.

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