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Five Pakistani soldiers killed in bomb attack on army convoy

  • A Pakistani army vehicle heads towards North Waziristan in Bannu district on June 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO/A MAJEED

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan: At least five Pakistani soldiers were killed when a roadside bomb hit an army convoy in North Waziristan, intelligence sources said, in the first insurgent attack against state troops since the start of an army offensive a day earlier.

"It was an improvised explosive device," said one intelligence official. "Five soldiers were killed and four wounded."

 
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