Unidentified militants attacked a safety verify put up in Pakistan’s restive North Waziristan district close to the Afghan border, killing two troopers in alternate for gunfire, the Pakistani military has stated. The military’s media wing stated on Saturday that the assault happened in Datta Khel tehsil of the tribal North Waziristan district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
The attackers fled after the alternate of fireplace with the safety forces. The troopers had been killed in alternate of gunfire, it stated in a press release. No group has claimed accountability for the assault.
That is the third assault on safety forces in the course of the ceasefire efficient from November 9. In earlier two assaults, the militants killed two cops in Bajaur tribal district and killed one soldier within the Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
The Pakistan authorities and banned terror group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) agreed on a month-long ceasefire this month to additional talks for reaching lasting peace within the nation.
The TTP, generally generally known as the Pakistani Taliban, is a banned terrorist group based mostly alongside the Afghan-Pakistan border. It has been concerned in numerous assaults in Pakistan for greater than a decade, killing 1000’s of individuals, and has reportedly been utilizing Afghan soil to plot terrorist assaults in Pakistan.