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Blast kills three troops in Pakistan

by fwire  Sep 2, 2013 05:30 IST

Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) At least three soldiers were killed and 14 injured when a blast hit an army vehicle in Pakistan's tribal area of North Waziristan Sunday, official sources said.

A roadside homemade bomb was triggered off by a remote-controlled device in the afternoon when an army vehicle was passing near it in Boya area of North Waziristan, a restive tribal agency on Pakistan-Afghanistan border, reported Xinhua citing army's media wing Inter Services Public Relations.

No militant group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack till last report.