Two Pakistani soldiers killed, five injured in Kurram Agency blasts
PARACHINAR: At least two soldiers were killed and five others wounded as security forces’ convoy was targeted with three consecutive blasts in Lower Kurram Agency’s Lakha Theega area on Monday morning, official sources said.
According to official sources, the security forces personnel were going bring drinking water when they were targeted with an improvised explosive device (IED) planted in their way in Lakha Theega area. Two soldiers were killed in the explosion.
Sources said that the second blast took place when security personnel were on their way towards the first blast scene. Four personnel sustained injuries in the explosion.
Official sources said that one soldier was injured in the third explosion in Lakha Theega area.
All the five injured personnel were shifted to Sadda hospital for medical treatment. Security forces have cordoned off the area and started search operation in the area. -TNN