Roadside bomb kills 2 paramilitary personnel in Pakistan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 3, 2010 - 16:01

Peshawar: Two paramilitary personnel were killed and two others injured when their vehicle was targeted with a roadside bomb in the volatile Khyber tribal region in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, officials said.

A convoy of the Frontier Corps was targeted by the remote-controlled bomb in Gurgury area of Khyber Agency, officials said.

The attack was the second incident of its kind in the region since yesterday.

Two Frontier Corps personnel were killed when militants attacked a security check post at Mattani on the outskirts of Peshawar yesterday.

The Lashkar-e-Islam group led by pro-Taliban commander Mangal Bagh is active in this region.

In a separate development, four bodies were found today in different parts of Bara sub-division of Khyber Agency today, officials said.

Their identities and cause of death could not immediately be ascertained.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, July 3, 2010 - 16:01

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