Khyber Agency (July 1, 2017): A security personnel embraced martyrdom, when a roadside bomb targeting a vehicle of security forces went off.
According to sources, a bomb planted at a road in Tirah’s Akka Khel area of the Khyber Agency.
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As a result, a soldier was martyred while three other injured in the incident.
FC and other security forces personnel rushed to the site and cordoned off the area.
The body and injured were shifted to a local hospital. Security forces personnel started search operation in the surrounding areas.It is to be mentioned here that Khyber Agency has been hotbed of Taliban and other militant groups. The Army has flushed out the militants and Taliban groups from the tribal area and restored peace.
However, sporadic incidents of violence and terrorism still happened in the area.