Five security personnel were killed
when terrorists attacked their vehicle in North Waziristan district of
Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, an army statement said
The security personnel from paramilitary troops Frontier Corps and Levies
were in the vehicle when it came under attack, the military's media wing
Inter-Services Public Relations said in the statement.
"Clearance operation is in progress to eliminate any terrorist found in the
area," following the incident, the statement added.
A surge in terrorist attacks on security forces in Pakistan has recently
been witnessed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and southwest Balochistan provinces.