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Peshawar police station attack kills 4

- February 24, 2012 - Updated 1956 PKT - From Web Edition

PESHAWAR: Four policemen including an SHO were killed when three suicide bombers blew themselves up in an attack on a police station in Peshawar on Friday, Geo News reported. The attackers, armed with hand grenades, also wounded eight other policemen in the attack.


According to sources, the 40-minute battle left eight policemen injured out of which four including SHO Munawar Khan succumbed to their injuries in the Lady Reading Hospital.


However, CCPO Peshawar Imtiaz Altaf told that two policemen were killed and six others were injured out of which two were in condition in Lady Reading Hospital.


According to sources, at least ten or more militants, armed to teeth with automatic weaponry, stormed into “C- Division” Police Station in the heart of the city drawing a strong retaliation from the cops. Exchange of fire also took place between the militants and police after the explosions.

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