Pakistan

RAWALINDI (Staff Report) – At least two security personnel were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Bajaur Agency.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), two soldiers, havaldar Mushtaq and havaldar Khurshid embraced shahadat [martyrdom] in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in Bajaur on Tuesday.

The outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility. Taliban spokesman, Muhammad Khorasani said the group carried out the attack through a planted device in Charmang area.