Pakistani military officials say at least six people have been killed in a
suicide bomb attack on an army convoy in the country's northwest.
Murad Khan says the convoy was near the town of Mir Ali, on its way to Miran
Shah, the main town in North Waziristan's tribal region, when it was attacked on Saturday.
Khan says three soldiers and three civilians,
including a child, were killed in the bombing. At least five soldiers were also
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the
Elsewhere along the Afghan border, officials say Pakistani
forces have killed at least 16 militants in the Bajaur tribal region since
Hundreds of militants have been killed and residents displaced
as the military continues its offensive against al-Qaida and Taliban militants