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Pakistan: Bomb attacks in Peshawar and Chaman kill 3 troops

Two bomb attacks in Peshawar and Chaman, targeting the security forces, killed three troops and wounded eight more.

world Updated: Jul 17, 2017 18:45 IST
Pakistani officials use a crane to lift a security vehicle at the site of suicide bomb attack in Peshawar on July 17, 2017. A suicide bomber struck a vehicle carrying members of the paramilitary Frontier Corps, killing two and wounding six more in an attack claimed by the Taliban.
Pakistani officials use a crane to lift a security vehicle at the site of suicide bomb attack in Peshawar on July 17, 2017. A suicide bomber struck a vehicle carrying members of the paramilitary Frontier Corps, killing two and wounding six more in an attack claimed by the Taliban. (AFP)

Separate bombings targeted members of Pakistan’s paramilitary border force on Monday, killing at least three troops and wounding eight, officials said.

In the first attack, a Taliban suicide bomber on a motorcycle hit a Frontier Corps vehicle in Peshawar, near the Afghan border, killing two troops and wounding seven.

A few hours later, a second bomb struck at Chaman in southwestern Balochistan province, also on the border with Afghanistan, killing a soldier and wounding another.