Pakistani Taliban claim attack that killed 11 soldiers

Dunya News learnt that the Army Chief inquired on health of the wounded in CMH

The attack was carried out at a sports unit of an army camp, the military's media wing said in a statement.

Reports suggest that the blast took place near the Pakistan Army's sports unit situated in the area. Sources claimed that the attacker targetted soldiers in a ground where they were playing volleyball. General Bajwa later visited the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the provincial capital to meet the injured.

The forces have cordoned off the area and started a search operation, it added.

The Taliban radical movement reportedly claimed the responsibility for the attack. "Wait for more (attacks) to follow".

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Taliban militants were pushed out of Swat Valley after the Pakistani military launched an offensive against militants in the region.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has strongly condemned the suicide attack, the prime minister's office said.

They were defeated two years later after a series of military operations that have since been hailed as the blueprint for the Pakistani military's continuing battle against the group. On Friday, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Pakistan was partly to blame for a wave of recent attacks in Kabul, and that Islamabad was harboring the Afghan Taliban.

Prime Minister Abbasi said the war against terrorism will continue till the elimination of the last terrorist from Pakistan.




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