11 security officials injured in Khyber IED blast

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At least 11 security personnel were injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off Thursday in Mangrosa area of Khyber Agency.

According to a security official, the security personnel were in a vehicle during their routine duty when an IED exploded near the vehicle.

As a result, 11 soldiers sustained injuries and were subsequently airlifted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Peshawar.

The incident comes at a time when military forces are engaged in Khyber-One and Khyber-Two operations against militants in Khyber Agency.

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  1. I wish these brave security personnel quick and speedy recovery.

    Ali Khan
    Digital Engagement Team, USCENTCOM

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