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Pakistan IED blast: Explosion kills two security personnel, no group claims responsibility

Peshawar: An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast near a security check post today killed two security personnel in restive northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border, officials said.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

The incident occurred in Khurram agency near Pakistan-Afghan border.

The troops were fetching water from a reservoir when an IED went off.

The rescue teams rushed to the spot when two more IED exploded, killing two troops and injuring four others, officials said.

No group claimed responsibility for the attack. The entire area was sealed and the security forces launched a search operation to nab the culprits.

Published Date: Jul 10, 2017 12:42 PM | Updated Date: Jul 10, 2017 12:42 PM

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