At least four security officials were killed and two others injured on Saturday when an explosion occurred near their vehicle in Mohmand Agency According to official sources, In Mohmand Agency’s Pindiali thesil, a security forces convey was targeted by a roadside bomb.
The injured soldiers were later shifted to a hospital. After the incident, security forces cordoned off the area and began a search operation. Mohmand Agency is one of Pakistan’s seven tribal agencies near the Afghan border which are rife with homegrown insurgents and are said to be strongholds of Taliban and al Qaeda operatives. -dawn