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Bomb kills 14 soldiers, injures 25

north-waziristam-map MIRANSHAH: A roadside bomb Sunday killed at least 14 soldiers and injured 25 others in a North Waziristan bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

 

The improvised explosive device hit a military convoy in Dosali village in the troubled North Waziristan tribal district, a stronghold of militants, a senior military official said.

 

"At least 14 soldiers embraced martyrdom and 25 others were wounded in an IED (attack)," he said about the bombing which was confirmed by local security officials.

 

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