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Roadside bomb kills two Pakistani soldiers

Publisher Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Publication Date 18 November 2012
Cite as Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Roadside bomb kills two Pakistani soldiers, 18 November 2012, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/50b4d0de2.html [accessed 30 July 2014]
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November 18, 2012

Reports from northwestern Pakistan say a roadside bomb targeting a military convoy has killed two Pakistani soldiers and wounded at least five others.

Officials say the device was planted along the route of the convoy in the Mir Ali area east of Miranshah, the main town in the North Waziristan region.

North Waziristan is one of the tribal areas along the border with Afghanistan that has become a hub of Al-Qaeda and Taliban activity.

Based on reporting by AFP and dpa

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