Bomb kills 14 Pakistani soldiers injures 25 officials

roadside bomb explosion Sunday killed at least 14 Pakistani soldiers, wounded 25 others and destroyed one vehicle in a lawless tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

The improvised explosive device hit a military convoy in Dosali village in the troubled North Waziristan tribal district, a stronghold of Taliban militants, a senior military official said.

“At least 14 soldiers embraced martyrdom and 25 others were wounded in an IED (attack),” he said about the bombing which was confirmed by local security officials.

North Waziristan is the main sanctuary for al-Qaida and Taliban insurgents in Pakistan. SHOW MORE

Last Update: Sunday, 13 January 2013 KSA 14:04 - GMT 11:04