Four suicide bombers killed in attack on Ghalnai Camp in Mohmand Agency
Terrorists tried to enter a mosque in Ghalani Camp in Mohmand tribal region bordering Afghanistan.
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - A group of militants attacked a mosque at an army facility in Mohmand Agency on Saturday morning, triggering a shootout in which four terrorists were killed.
According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), four suicide bombers tried to enter Ghalnai Camp at around 6:00am and started firing after they reached the mosque, where residents and a large number of recruits were present.
The attackers were "contained in the outer courtyard" of the mosque, and subsequently all four were killed.
During the exchange of fire, two soldiers embraced martyrdom and 14 others were injured.
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A search operation was also launched to trace and arrest any accomplices of the attackers.
The last attack of such a scale in Mohmand Agency at the very same place was on December 6, 2010 when a twin suicide bombing wreaked havoc.