Mortars from Afghanistan injure 3 soldiers
23 October, 2013
BAJAUR: Three soldiers of the Frontier Constabulary (FC) were injured on Tuesday in mortar shelling from Afghanistan on a Pakistani checkpost in Bajaur Agency.
Officials said the incident took place in Sarakai area of Bajaur Agency, which borders Afghanistan. "Three mortar shells were fired from the Afghan side on Tuesday evening and one of them landed on a Pakistani checkpost, injuring three FC soldiers," sources said.
Officials did not immediately confirm whether the shells were fired by Afghan border troops or insurgents fighting US-led NATO forces in Afghanistan as well as Pakistani security forces inside tribal areas.