June 30, 2009 / 10:05 AM / 8 years ago

FACTBOX-Security developments in Pakistan, June 30

June 30 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Pakistan at 0930 GMT on Tuesday.

QUETTA - A car bomb killed four people and wounded three in a town in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province, said senior police official Ghulam Rasool. No one claimed responsibility, but previous such attacks have been blamed on Baluch separatist militants.

PESHAWAR - A mortar bomb fired by security forces aimed at a militant hideout struck a house in the Khyber tribal region overnight, killing seven civilians, senior government official Azam Khan Khalil said.

MIRANSHAH - Army helicopter gunships targeted militant hideouts in Dattakhel village, in the North Waziristan tribal region, where pro-Taliban fighters killed 16 troops in an ambush on a military convoy on Sunday, intelligence officials said. There was no immediate word on casualties. (Reporting by Gul Yousafzai and Haji Mujtaba; Compiled by Augustine Anthony; Editing by Jason Subler and Sanjeev Miglani)

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