Militants ambushed a security forces convoy traveling in North Waziristan tribal region, killing seven soldiers, the military said Friday. ISPR statement said the attack occurred in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, and that the convoy was "carrying out a routine movement" to the area from the town of Miran Shah. Seven soldiers were killed and sixteen were wounded in the attack. Pakistan has carried out several army operations in its semiautonomous tribal belt, where al-Qaida and various Taliban factions have long thrived. The offensives have mainly been aimed at militant groups targeting Pakistani institutions. The forces in a raid in South Waziristan killed six militants.
By: Ary News