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Suicide bombing in Waziristan martyrs 3 security officials and civilan

ISPR said attacker was headed for a public gathering
Photos via ISPR
Photos via ISPR

A suicide bomb attack in North Waiziristan led to two army personnel, one police official and a civilian being martyred on Wednesday.

The attack happened in the general area Datta Khel, North Waziristan District, a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations said.

Those martyred in the attack include 33-year-old Naik Said Ullah Shah and 31-year-old Sepoy Jawad Khan of the Army, Constable Hakeem Jan of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Police Department and a civilian whose identity was not revealed.

“The suicide bomber intended to target a public gathering but swift response by the security forces personnel prevented a major catastrophe,” the ISPR statement said. “The soldiers immediately intercepted the suicide bomber vehicle on suspicion, sacrificing their lives to save numerous innocent lives.”

“Security forces and law enforcement agencies of Pakistan are determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers and innocent citizens further strengthen our resolve,” ths statement said.

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