Pakistani Army officer killed in IED explosion

Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) A Pakistani Army officer was killed when he stepped on an explosive device during a search operation in the country's Tirah valley in the Khyber Agency.

Jun 13 2013, 3:25am CDT | by

Islamabad, June 13 — A Pakistani Army officer was killed when he stepped on an explosive device during a search operation in the country's Tirah valley in the Khyber Agency.

Lt. Col. Sajid Mushtaq was leading an operation to clear the Gulbai area of Maidan when an improvised explosive device exploded in a house, killing him on the spot, Dawn News reported, citing the army's media wing.

The operation was launched after government forces had pushed militants out of the areaj, it added.

IANS

Source: IANS

 
 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Briton charged with 'encouraging' terrorism on Twitter
London, Nov 28 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman in south London has been charged with "encouraging" terrorism on Twitter.
 
 
Ferguson plot included assassinations, blowing up arch
Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) Amid an uneasy calm in Ferguson and subdued protests across the US during the Thanksgiving holiday, a plot to blow up St. Louis' Gateway Arch and assassinate the county prosecutor, came to light.
 
 
Pakistan wants meaningful dialogue with India: Sharif
Islamabd, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday said that his country wants a meaningful dialogue with India on all issues, media reported.
 
 
Mexican president unveils reform bill to fight organised crime
Mexico City, Nov 28 (IANS) Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced Thursday a 10-point reform bill that will unify Mexico's multi-layered police forces and stop collusion between government officials and local gangs.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

OPEC decides against oil production cut despite price slump
Viena, Nov 28 (IANS) The ministers of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries(OPEC) decided here Thursday to maintain its output level despite crude oil price fell to a four-year low level. The decision to...
Read more on Business Balla
 
12 killed in bus accident in Egypt
Cairo, Nov 28 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and three others injured Thursday as a passenger bus overturned into a canal in Egypt's Beni Sweif province, around 120 km south of the capital Cairo, media reported...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Explosions, gun fire rock Kabul diplomatic enclave
Kabul, Nov 27 (IANS) Two explosions followed by gunfire rocked the diplomatic enclave here Thursday night, a security officer said. The area of the blast is close to the Tajikistan embassy. The incident occurred in...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Saarc leaders' wives ladies go sight-seeing at Bhaktapur
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) While the Saarc leaders conferred on regional matters at the tourist resort of Dhulikhel, their wives drove to the World Heritage Site of Bhaktapur to enjoy the sights of the ancient city. The...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Maria Shriver 'disgusted' by Miley Cyrus's party
Patrick Schwarzenegger's mother was ''disgusted'' by Miley Cyrus's birthday celebrations. Maria Shriver - who, along with Arnold Schwarzenegger, are the parents of the 21-year-old actor - is reportedly ''very worried''...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West planning nude photoshoot together?
Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West want to do a nude photoshoot together. The couple are reportedly keen to pose naked alongside each other, after the 34-year-old 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star recently stripped...
Read more on Celebrity Balla