15 July 2017

News Story: Pakistani forces foil terrorists' attack in Khyber tribal area - army

ISLAMABAD, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan military said on Friday that the security forces had foiled an early morning terrorists' attack from the Afghan side of the border.

Two suicide bombers, who were among a group of the attackers, were killed by the security forces in Khyber tribal region, which borders Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, an army statement said from the Inter-Services Public Relations, the army's media wing.

The banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan Jamaat-ul-Ahrar said it was involved in the attack on a military camp.

"Security forces foiled terrorists attack on border post in Khyber Agency," the statement said.

"Terrorists including 2 suicide bombers from across the border attempted fire raid and target Misthara post, 2 km northwest of Jarobi on Pak-Afghan Border," the statement said.

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