2 suicide bombers killed near Pak-Afghan border

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Two suicide bombers were killed near the Pak-Afghan border by Pakistani security forces.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the suicide bombers were killed when a group of terrorists from Afghanistan attacked Misthara post, two kilometres northwest of Jarobi in Khyber Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata).

“Terrorists, including two suicide bombers, from across the border attempted fire raid and target Misthara post, two kilometres North West of Jarobi on Pak-Afghan border,” the military’s media wing said in a statement. “Both suicide bombers killed. Two soldiers got injured in exchange of fire with terrorists,” it added.

Pakistani security forces foiled the attack, killing two suicide bombers, one of them blew himself up during the shootout, injuring two soldiers, ISPR said.

In Khyber Agency and parts of North Waziristan along Afghan border, Pakistan Army has been conducting a military operation against militants loyal to Taliban and al Qaeda.