Pakistani security personnel killed by militants in Pakistan

PTI Pakistan Oct 20, 2018, 02.01 PM(IST)

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The incident took place in Walma Langar Khel area where the two personnel had gone to fetch water.

Two Pakistani security personnel have been killed in a targeted attack carried out by the Taliban militants in the country's restive Waziristan district, officials said. 

The incident took place in Walma Langar Khel area where the two personnel had gone to fetch water. The security personnel came under attack from the Taliban militants as they were returning from the area, said the official.

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has claimed the responsibility of the attack. 

Waziristan has long been a sanctuary for Pakistani Taliban and other militant groups.