Suicide blast kills four security personnel in North Waziristan
[Dawn] Four security personnel were killed in a bombing at a checkpost in the North Wazoo tribal region on Thursday, DawnNews quoted government sources as saying.
Sources said the blast, said to have been a suicide kaboom, took place after security personnel directed a suspicious looking vehicle to stop at the Boya checkpost in the tribal region's Dattakhel tehsil.
Upon the vehicle's failure to stop, security personnel fired shots at the car, following which the bomber inside the explosives-laden vehicle went
Following the blast, the checkpost caught fire. Moreover, security personnel cordoned off the area and started an investigation.
North Waziristan is one of seven regions in Pakistain's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) governed by tribal laws. An hard boy insurgency led by the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain (TTP) plagues the region and the area is known to be infested with Death Eaters, including those from Al Qaeda and other armed hard boy organizations.
Posted by: Fred 2013-07-05