Published On: Mon, Jan 20th, 2014
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Gunship helicopters kill 3 suspects in N. Waziristan

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MIRANSHAH: After Bannu blast which left 20 soldiers dead and over 30 wounded, shelling by Pakistan Army’s gunship helicopters in North Waziristan tribal region’s Mir Ali area killed three suspected militants on Sunday, official sources said.

Gunship helicopters targeted several suspected militant hideouts in different areas on Mir Ali tehsil.

Hours earlier, twenty security personnel were killed while thirty other injured when a planted device ripped in a convoy, within the limits of Bannu.

Taliban has claimed responsibility of Sunday attack.

A convoy of security forces, en route to Razmak from Bannu, was hit by an explosion, killing twenty security personnel.

The blast also injured thirty others. The explosive device was planted in one of the vehicle of the convoy.
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