Four killed as Taliban militants attack military convoy in Pak

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 23:37

Peshawar: Three soldiers and a civilian
were killed and 16 others were injured when a convoy of the
security forces was ambushed by Taliban militants in northwest
Pakistan on Tuesday, police said.
Taliban fighters attacked the convoy with a remote
controlled bomb near Took Kach area, located between the
Kurram tribal region and Hangu district, Deputy Superintendent
of Police Mir Chaman Khan told agency.

The convoy was on its way to Alizai area of Kurram
Agency from Thall in Hangu district.
The injured were taken to a military hospital in
Thall.

Taliban militants frequently attacked security forces`
convoys in the restive tribal belt.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 23:37

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