Taliban attacks Pak Army convoy, kills 1 soldier

May 4th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI  

Taliban Lahore, May. 4 (ANI): The already troubled Swat peace deal between the Pakistan Government and the Taliban received another blow when the Taliban militants attacked an Army convoy in Bari Kot region on Monday.

The attack killed one soldier and injured another, the army sources disclosed.

“Monday’s attack took place early in the morning in Bari Kot region of Swat,” The Nation quoted police officer Ayaz Khan, as saying.

An army officer said militants used rocket and gunfire to attack the convoy, but security forces repelled the attack.

One soldier was killed and one injured, he confirmed.

Taliban has not yet released any statement on the attack. (ANI)

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