A suicide car bomber attacked a convoy in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing more than 10 security personnel, police said.
The convoy of army and paramilitary troops was attacked in Swat, a mountainous area of North West Frontier Province bordering Afghanistan, police officer Humayun Khan said.
Troops opened fire after the attack and a gun battle was continuing, he said.
Army spokesman Maj. Gen. Waheed Arshad in Islamabad could not confirm a suicide bomber was involved, saying the convoy may have been struck by a roadside bomb.
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