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Pak: 4 soldiers killed in IED blast

March 05, 2014 12:50 IST

Four Pakistani soldiers were on Wednesday killed in an Improvised Explosive Device blast in Hangu district in the country's restive northwest. A convoy of security forces was travelling from Hangu to Kurram tribal area when it was targeted near Warmagal on the Hangu-Kurram

Three soldiers were killed whereas 11 others sustained injuries. One soldier later died of his injuries. Sources said the vehicle the soldiers were travelling in was also damaged in the attack. They said the blast was carried out using an IED and might have been detonated through a remote control.
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