Three security personnel killed in Rawalakot blast

MUZAFFARABAD: At least three security personnel have been killed while 14 others injured in a suicide attack in Tararrkhal area of Sudhnoti district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, DawnNews reported.

Officials confirmed it was a suicide attack and an army barrack was the target of the suicide bomber.

The injured were shifted to the Combined Military hospital in Rawalakot.

The suicide bomber was trying to enter the army barrack and blew himself up when he was intercepted by security personnels at the barrack’s entrance.

So far this is the third suicide attack in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier there have been two suicide attacks in Muzaffarabad — one in the army barrack and the other on a mourning procession on the ninth of Muharram.

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