Gen Bajwa attends funeral prayers of martyred army personnel in Peshawar
- Author: Ryan Wade Feb 07, 2018,
Feb 07, 2018, 1:39
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Local media said that the attack happened when soldiers were playing volleyball there.
Government sources had said rescue teams reached the area and shifted the injured to a hospital in Saidu Sharif.
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Security forces and police have cordoned off the area and a search operation was started to arrest the terrorists. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack in an email sent to journalists, warning that the group would carry out more such attacks. On Friday, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Pakistan was partly to blame for a wave of recent attacks in Kabul, and that Islamabad was harbouring the Afghan Taliban.
Taliban militants were pushed out of Swat Valley after the Pakistani military launched an offensive against militants in the region. The last deadly Taliban attack in Swat Valley dates back to January 2013, when the militants struck a religious center and killed 21 worshippers and injured 70 others.
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Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the military would continue its war against the Taliban.