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Terrorist attack in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province kills four cops

A terrorist attack on a recently built police station in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province resulted in at least four deaths and numerous injuries on Sunday.

By wasmulhaq 
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Islamabad: A terrorist attack on a recently built police station in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province resulted in at least four deaths and numerous injuries on Sunday.

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Police reported that terrorists armed with deadly weapons, like hand grenades and rocket launchers, attacked the Bargai police station in Laki Marwat, which is next to the south Waziristan tribal district.

To find the suspects, a sizable police force launched a search operation in the area to track down the suspects.

A heavy police contingent launched a search operation in the area to track down the suspects.

The incident was characterised as cowardly by Mehmud Khan, the chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, who also demanded an urgent report from the provincial police chief.

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Likewise, President Arif Alvi expressed his sympathies to the grieving families and condemned the incident, pledging to keep up the fight “until the remains of terrorists are completely eliminated.”

Six police officers were killed in the same location last month when extremists attacked a police patrol vehicle. The ambush was attributed to the Pakistani Taliban.

The group, is likely to be close to al-Qaeda, and it was responsible for several deadly attacks all over Pakistan, including an attack on army headquarters in 2009, assaults on military bases, and the 2008 bombing of the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad.

 

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