Pakistan

PESHAWAR – Two FC (Frontier Corps) men embraced martyrdom early Saturday while foiling a major suicide attack on the FC camp in Mohmand Agency, official sources said.


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According to ISPR, four suicide bombers tried to enter Ghalani Camp at around 6 in the morning. The bombers opened fire at security personnel in a bid to attack mosque where scores of under training recruiters were present.

‘At the time of attack several security personnel were present at the mosque, of them 14 were injured’ ISPR said.

FC men on spot acted vigilantly and started retaliatory firing as a result of which two suicide bombers were killed while two others blew themselves up.

Exchange of fire also claimed lives of two FC men however, their sacrifice foiled a major terror bid.

Partial curfew has been imposed in Ghalanai, the headquarters of Mohmand Agency, sources said and added that search operation has been launched in the area following the militants’ attack.