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Militants kill 4 soldiers in Pak`s S Waziristan

Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2012 - 15:13

Islamabad: Four Pakistani soldiers were
killed in an attack by militants in the restive South
Waziristan tribal region, according to a media report today.

The soldiers from a bomb disposal squad died in a rocket
attack in Sararogha area of South Waziristan Agency yesterday,
military officials were quoted as saying by The News daily.

The bomb disposal squad was moving ahead of an army
convoy in the mountainous region when it was attacked by
pro-Taliban militants.

Four soldiers were killed instantly while several others
were injured, the officials said.

The troops launched a retaliatory action and killed two
militants who were involved in the attack, the officials said.


First Published: Friday, January 13, 2012 - 15:13
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