MIRANSHAH: The North Waziristan Police on Monday foiled an attack of terrorists on a police post in North Waziristan tribal district.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Azam Khan said the terrorists attacked a police post in Madakhel area near the Pak-Afghan border. Police promptly responded and foiled the attack.
The DSP said police did not suffer any casualty in the attack. The terrorists after the failed attack escaped towards nearby mountains.
Azam Khan a combined patrolling was held to nab the culprits. However, there was no word about any arrest.
The attack on police post came three days after two security forces personnel sustained injuries in a bomb blast in North Waziristan.
Official sources said the security personnel were on routine patrol on foot the Khadi area of the Mir Ali tehsil when they were attacked through a remote-controlled explosive device.
Militants were driven out from the tribal districts in military operations, but still terrorists sometimes attack the security forces from their leftover hideouts. The security forces also conduct intelligence-based operations after receiving credible information about presence of militants to ward off any threat of future attacks.
On June 20, two security personnel were martyred and two others were injured, while two terrorists were also killed in three separate incidents in North Waziristan.
The first incident happened in Garyum area of tehsil Dosali in which two soldiers, including an officer, were martyred in a clash with terrorists. Another clash happened in Mir Ali where two security personnel were injured and two terrorists were killed. Two terrorists, including a commander, were also killed in the clash. The third incident also happened in Mir Ali where a vehicle of the security forces came under bomb attack. No casualty happened in the incident.
On June 11, a security personnel was martyred in firing by unknown miscreants in Mir Ali sub-division. A security check post was also blown up in the same area in a separate attack.
On June 10, two soldiers were martyred and four others were injured in a remote control bomb blast on the security forces in Miranshah.
On May 18, a soldier was martyred and three others sustained injuries in a bomb