Taliban militants attacked a check point in a Pakistani tribal region and killed two soldiers early Tuesday, official said.
Six other soldiers were also injured in the attack in the volatile Mohmand Agency, bordering Afghanistan, they said.
Mohmand Agency had been center of Taliban attacks in recent days.
Two Taliban bombers attacked a tribal council in the same region last week and killed over 40 people.
Taliban leader in Mohmand agency, Omar Khalid, says they will launch more attacks on forces and pro-government tribal elders in the area.
According to official sources, the Taliban militants attacked a security check post with mortar shells in Ambar area of Mohmand Agency, killing two security personnel and injuring six others.
The security forces retaliated; however, there was no report of the losses of the militants.
Meanwhile a bomb blast injured a woman and two other people in the northwestern city of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa province, on Tuesday.