Explosives-laden vehicle destroyed, 2 FC men hurt in cross border firing in Kurram

PARACHINAR: Security forces on Friday while destroying an explosive-laden vehicle have foiled a major terror bid near the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency, said the local political administration.
Assistant Political Agent (APA) Shahid Ali Khan said that security force officers opened fired at vehicle entering Pakistan from Afghanistan on suspicions of potential threat.
The explosives in the vehicle detonated due to firing, which was to be used in a terror plot in Parachinar, said the APA.
Meanwhile, two Frontier Constabulary soldiers were injured in cross-border firing from Afghanistan’s Khost province .
Accordign to reports, the attack took place as FC personnel were undertaking construction of a wall along the border on the Pakistani side. The FC returned fire across the border.


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