July 5 (Reuters) – Following are security developments in Pakistan at 0835 GMT on Monday:
* denotes new or updated developments.
LOWER DIR – Four suicide bombers were killed in a failed attack on a paramilitary fort in the northwestern district of Lower Dir that wounded 11 soldiers and two policemen, police and intelligence officials said.
One bomber rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a gate, killing himself. Troops killed another bomber on foot and blew up a second vehicle which managed to reach inside the fort compound, killing two more suspected bombers.
* ORAKZAI – Air strikes killed 10 militants and destroyed five hideouts in the northwestern region of Orakzai, where the army has intensified attacks in recent months to target insurgents fleeing offensives in neighbouring regions, political official Asghar Khan said.
(Compiled by Augustine Anthony; Edited by Michael Georgy)