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President, PM reaffirm resolve to eliminate terrorism

PESHAWAR, June 01 (DNA): A political administration official and two local persons were killed in a roadside bomb in the South Waziristan capital of Wana on Monday morning.

According to reports, the local political agent was traveling in the vehicle with two other persons when it came under attack in Raghzai area.

Security forces arrived at the scene and cordoned off the area. Bodies of the victims were shifted to nearby hospital.

South Waziristan is among Pakistan’s seven tribal districts near the Afghan border which are rife with homegrown insurgents and are alleged to be strongholds of Taliban and Al Qaeda operatives, among others.

Meanwhile, President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif have reaffirmed government’s resolve to eliminate terrorism from the country.

They expressed the resolve in separate messages condemning a bomb blast in South Waziristan Agency on Monday that left political agent and two colleagues dead. DNA

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