11 Security Officials Injured in IED Blast in Khyber Agency

At least 11 security personnel were injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off Thursday in Mangrosa area of Khyber Agency.

Blast in Khyber Agency

According to a security official, the security personnel were in a vehicle during their routine duty when an IED exploded near the vehicle. As a result, 11 soldiers sustained injuries and were subsequently airlifted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Peshawar. 

The incident comes at a time when military forces are engaged in Khyber-One and Khyber-Two operations against militants in Khyber Agency.