Roadside bomb kills soldier in north-west Pakistan
Published on May 11, 2014 9:40 PM
KHAR, Pakistan (AFP) - A roadside bomb killed one paramilitary trooper and injured four others on Sunday in Pakistan's troubled north-west near the Afghan border, security officials said.
The bomb went off in the Kitkoot area 26km north-west of Khar, which is the main town in the Bajaur tribal district.
The officials said the vehicle used by the paramilitary troops was on a routine patrol when hit by the blast.
Bajaur is one of seven semi-autonomous tribal regions plagued by insurgency.
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