First attack took place yesterday, on 7th march, in Shawal (Waziristan) when army tried to advance towards “Fitnay Gharqi” hill. Mujahideen of TTP were waiting there, as the army walked into the ambush, Taliban attacked and tore apart their (army) formations. 3 Army vehicles were destroyed, 13 Army soldiers were killed and many were injured.
Second attack took place today, on 8th march, at the same location.
In this attack army had many casualties, Mujahideen also used heavy
weaponry. Taliban took full advantage of the weather conditions.
-Central Spokesman of TTP
Carol Anne Grayson is an independent writer/researcher on global health/human rights and is Executive Producer of the Oscar nominated, Incident in New Baghdad. She is a Registered Mental Nurse with a Masters in Gender Culture and Development. Carol was awarded the ESRC, Michael Young Prize for Research 2009, and the COTT ‘Action = Life’ Human Rights Award’ for “upholding truth and justice”. She is also a survivor of US “collateral damage”.