Two FC soldiers were killed in the attack, Director General ISPR Lieutenant General Asim Bajwa said on Twitter.
Bajwa, in his tweet claimed that security officials ‘defeated’ the suicide attack by successfully killing all four bombers who had entered the camp.
Security Forces valiantly defeated Suicide Attack on Ghalani Camp in Mohmand Agency killing all— Gen Asim Bajwa (@AsimBajwaISPR) November 26, 2016
4 Suicide Bombers.Own 2 sldrs martyred
Two security forces personnel were killed in efforts to block suicide bombers, ISPR said in a statement.
“According to details, at around 6am, four suicide bombers who were heavily armed, attempted to enter Ghalani Camp and attack a mosque where a large number of recruits were also present.” The attackers were wearing suicide jackets and opened fire while attempting to enter the mosque.
“They were taken on and contained in the outer courtyard of mosque. Security forces surrounded the attackers and killed all of them.”
Jamaat-ul Ahrar, a breakaway faction of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), claimed responsibility for the attack.
On Friday, a government-run primary school for boys was blown up and damaged in Mohmand Agency, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), with the attack being the first on a school in almost two years.
Political administration official upper Mohmand Agency said the incident occurred in Chamarkand area after some miscreants planted explosives in the school premises late Thursday night. No loss of life was reported.
The blast left the school building, including two rooms and the veranda of the building damaged. Security forces cordoned off the area on Friday and a search operation commenced in the area.