MOHMAND AGENCY: At least two security forces personnel have been martyred, several others injured in a suicide blast in Mohmand Agency area FATA.
According to political administration sources that two suicide bombers tried to enter the housing colony of Mohmand Agency, however, Levies forces intercepted them and stopped them from entering into colony . Hence, one attacker blew up himself while his accomplice was gunned-down by the security forces personal near main Gate.
Two security forces personnel were martyred, while several other sustained injuries in suicide attack.
The bodies and injured were rushed to local hospital for medico-legal formalities and treatment.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement said two suicide bombers were involved in the "foiled" terror bid. The first blew himself up once spotted and challenged by security personnel at the gate of the political administration office, while the other was shot dead by the sentries at the gate.
"Security agencies had the intelligence about intrusion of suicide bombers from Afghanistan inside Mohmand agency," the ISPR said.
The security forces have started search operation.
Meanwhile, soon after the blast, the main gate was closed for entry from the public.
According to reliable source, the area is believed to be stronghold of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a faction which has disassociated itself from proscribed Tehreek- Taliban Pakistan.