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4 Pak soldiers killed in IED blast

PTI
Published Mar 5, 2014, 6:52 pm IST
Updated Mar 19, 2019, 11:21 am IST
Four Pakistani soldiers were killed in an IED blast in Hangu
A soldier helps his colleague to put on an armoured suit for a training session at the Counter IED Explosives and Munitions School in Risalpur. File photo - AP
 A soldier helps his colleague to put on an armoured suit for a training session at the Counter IED Explosives and Munitions School in Risalpur. File photo - AP

Peshawar: Four Pakistani soldiers were killed in an IED blast in Hangu district in the country's restive northwest on Wednesday. A convoy of security forces was travelling from Hangu to Kurram tribal area when it was targeted near Warmagal on the Hangu-Kurram border.

Three soldiers were killed whereas 11 others sustained injuries. One soldier later died of his injuries. Sources said the vehicle the soldiers were travelling in was also damaged in the attack. They said the blast was carried out using an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and might have been detonated through a remote control.

 

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