Soldiers among 6 killed in suicide blast in NW Pakistan-Xinhua

Soldiers among 6 killed in suicide blast in NW Pakistan

Source: Xinhua

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2022-05-15 17:39:58

ISLAMABAD, May 15 (Xinhua) -- The Pakistani military said on Sunday that six people including three soldiers were killed in a suicide blast in the country's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

In a statement, the military media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that the suicide blast occurred in the vicinity of the Miranshah area of North Waziristan district of the province, killing three security personnel and three children between four to 11 years.

The ISPR statement said that the intelligence agencies are investigating the attack to identify the suicide bomber and trace his handlers and facilitators.

Strongly condemning the suicide blast, Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the loss of lives and expressed sympathies with the victims' families.

He said that perpetrators of such atrocities are enemies of humanity, and the government of Pakistan will leave no stone unturned to bring them to book.