A security forces convoy was targeted by a suicide bomber on Bannu Road in North Waziristan, which resulted in the destruction of two vehicles, leaving 12 dead and several wounded. Sources said that the security forces convoy was targeted near the Essa check post on Miranshah-Bannu Road. Sources further said that security forces caravan was on way to Miran shah from Bannu, when suicide bomber rammed his explosive laden vehicle with the convoy, which left two vehicles of the security forces destroyed with over 20 personnel on board. Sources said that 10 security personnel and two civilians were killed. The injured and the dead were shifted by helicopters to Bannu, while the security forces have cordoned off the area and Bannu-Miranshah Road has been closed for traffic.