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Attack on Pak military camp foiled, 2 suicide bombers dead

Press Trust of India  |  Peshawar 

Pakistani security forces today killed a suicide bomber while another blew himself up during an attempted attack on a paramilitary camp in the country's northwest tribal region bordering

Security officials said the two militants, wearing suicide vests, opened fire at the Frontier Corps' Jarobi Camp in Khyber Agency, and tried to enter through the main gate, Geo TV reported.

One of the bombers was killed in retaliatory firing by the security forces while the other blew himself up, injuring two soldiers, it said.

The injured soldiers have been airlifted to Peshawar for treatment. The report said the Frontier Corps targeted suspected militant hideouts across the border in retaliatory fire.

In a statement, the Army said the suicide bombers came from across the border and attempted to attack the Misthara Post near on the Pakistan-border.

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 15:48 IST