Rawalpindi (Staff Report/Agencies): Three people lost their lives and ten injured in a clash between security forces and Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) workers on Sunday in North Waziristan’s Miranshah district, confirms the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
A group led by MNA Mohsin Javed and MNA Ali Wazir assaulted Kharqamar check post at the North Waziristan tribal district, Pak army's media wing said.
According to ISPR, they wanted to exert pressure for release of suspected terrorists’ facilitator arrested the other day.
Troops at the check post exercised maximum restraint in the face of provocation and direct firing on the post, the army media’s wing said and added that due to firing of the group 5 Army soldiers got injured.
In exchange of fire 3 individuals who attacked the post lost their lives and 10 got injured, ISPR said.
All injured evacuated to Army Hospital for treatment. Ali Wazir along with 8 individuals have been arrested while Mohsin Javed is at large after inciting the crowd.