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Pakistan: 3 security personnel killed in bomb blast

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Three security personnel were killed and one other injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's northwest district of North Waziristan on Saturday.

The incident occurred after an explosive device planted near a check post went off in the Shava tehsil of the district, reported Dawn.

Following the explosion, two personnel identified as Ameer Zaman and Abdul Wali died on the spot, while the third officer, Nambot Khan, succumbed to injuries in the hospital.

After the incident, the security forces rushed to the site and shifted the body and injured to a nearby hospital.

Security forces have cornered off the area and launched a search operation to arrest the perpetrators, reported Xinhua.

No group has yet claimed the responsibility for the attack.

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First Published: Sun, April 28 2019. 14:47 IST