A suicide attack targeting police on Friday killed at least 12 people including four policemen in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal district of Bajaur, officials said.
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A suicide attack targeting police on Friday killed at least 12 people including four policemen in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal district of Bajaur, officials said.

Peshawar : Pakistan | May 03, 2012 at 10:22 PM PDT
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BAJAUR AGENCY : A suicide attack targeting police on Friday killed at least 12 people including four policemen in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal district of Bajaur, officials said.

The targets of the attack were tribal police in Khar, the main town of Bajaur tribal district, where Taliban linked to al Qaeda are active, officials told Scribe.

“Twelve people have been killed. Four of them were tribal policemen. It was a suicide attack,” Tariq Khan, a senior government official in Khar told Scribe .Khan said the bomber was on foot and detonated his explosive vest when he reached a police checkpost . Another official, Abdul Haseeb, confirmed the attack and casualties.

hanifavt is based in Peshawar, North West Frontier, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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