Nine soldiers have been martyred while five others injured in a suicide blast in Jani Khel, Bannu.
According to ISPR, a Motorcycle borne suicide bomber exploded himself on a military convoy.
The area has been cordoned off by security forces and sanitization is being carried out to eliminate any terrorists found in the area.
Security forces of Pakistan are determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers further strengthen our resolve.
Caretaker Prime Minister Anwar ul Haq Kakar expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of nine valiant soldiers in Bannu Division.
In a tweet , he said such acts are utterly reprehensible.
The Prime Minister said his thoughts are with the families of the martyred and injured.
He said Pakistan stands resolute against such terror.