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Suicide bombing in Bannu claims two lives, leaves 10 injured

Suicide bomber targeted a security convoy
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A suicide bombing in Bannu killed two people while injuring ten others including soldiers, Inter-Services Public Relations said on Monday.

ISPR said that the explosion took place in the Bakka Khel area of Bannu and that the attacker was riding a motorcyle.

“On 26 November 2023, a motorcycle borne suicide bomber, affiliated with Hafiz Gul Bahadur Group and later identified as an Afghan national, exploded himself on a security forces’ convoy,” the statement said.

As a result of the explosion, two civilians were killed while 10 including seven civilians and three soldiers were injured.

“Sanitization operation is being carried out to eliminate any other terrorists found in the area,” ISPR added.

“Security forces of Pakistan are determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave civilians and soldiers further strength our resolve.”

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