The sources said that the incident took place in Kurram Agency. They said that a security forces vehicle was targeted when it was on routine patrolling. The dead were shifted to a nearby hospital. Heavy contingent of forces rushed to the spot and launched a search operation following the incident.
Pakistani security forces have been battling a TTP-led insurgency in the area. At least 35,000 citizens and security personnel have been killed so far during the nation’s efforts in curbing terrorism and extremism.