Blast leaves four soldiers injured in North Waziristan
[Dawn] At least four security personnel were maimed on Tuesday when an Army vehicle was targeted with a remote-controlled blast in North Wazoo tribal region.
Officials said the army vehicle was travelling from Spinwam to Mir Ali when it was targeted with a remote controlled improvised bomb (IED). The officials added that the military vehicle was "badly damaged" in the blast and confirmed that four soldiers were maimed in the kaboom.
The injured were shifted to the hospital and security forces launched a search operation in the area soon after the kaboom.
North Waziristan, which is close to the Pakistain-Afghanistan border, is one of seven regions in Pakistain's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), governed by tribal laws.
An orc insurgency led by the Pak Taliban plagues the region while the area is said to be infested with hard boys, including the al Qaeda, Taliban and other armed orc organizations.
Posted by: Fred 2013-01-23