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12 killed, four injured in suicide attack on police station in Bannu

At least 12 people were killed and four others injured in a suicide attack on a police station here on Monday morning, police said.
The killed include three policemen, five local residents and four suicide attackers.
Four policemen were also injured in the attack.
Four suicide bombers were shot dead by the police in the attack and five local residents were killed during the exchange of firing between the police and the attackers, said police.
The injured police personnel include the SHO of the Kakki Police Station Abdul Hameed Khan Marwat. The injured were shifted to District Headquarters Marwat, where three police personnel succumbed to their injuries.
Waqar Ahmed, district police officer of Bannu, said that three out of the seven wounded policemen including a senior house officer later died at the district headquarters hospital.
According to the reports, the attack took place at about 6:30 a.m. when a group of 10 to 15 militants tried to storm a police station in Bannu, capital city of Bannu District bordering the militancy-hit tribal area of North Waziristan along the Pak-Afghan border.
The militants are heavily armed with pistols, hand grenades and rocket launchers, said the reports, adding that fierce firing and several blasts were heard during the attack.
Some of the attackers fled away after receiving fierce resistance from the police, they said.
Pakistan Army and the FC personnel, taking the entire area in the security cordon, were also called in who returned the attack by the terrorists.



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  1. Insaan said:

    How long this type of pagalpana (madness) would continue? I feel only hundreds of Malala is required to prevent these type of action.

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