PESHAWAR: At least two security personnel were martyred and three others wounded in a rocket attack in North Waziristan Agency on Wednesday.
According to security sources, a military vehicle was targeted in Idak village, North Waziristan late Tuesday night. The attack left two security men dead and three others injured.
The martyred soldiers have been identified as Naib Subedar Faisal and Naik Naeem. Three wounded soldiers, who were shifted to a nearby hospital for medical assistance, have been identified as Naik Idrees, Sepoy Mudassir and Sepoy Azhar.
Bodies and the wounded have been shifted to CMH Bannu. A search operation has been started in the entire area to locate the attackers.
Earlier today, an IED explosion left several people wounded in Charmang, Bajaur Agency.
According to sources, a tribal leader, Malik Farooq, was said to be the target. Malik Farooq is among the injured who have been shifted to Headquarter Hospital.
Soon after the blast, personnel of security forces rushed to the blast site. After cordoning off the area, the security forces kick-started the search operation to track down the miscreants.