Six police injured in bomb attack in NW Pakistan

16:25, March 23, 2011      

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At least six policemen were injured Wednesday morning in a remote-control bomb blast in Pakistan's northwest city of Hangu, reported local Urdu TV channel Ajj.

According to the report, the terrorist attack took place at around 8 a.m. (local time) when a remote-control bomb planted by roadside hit a police van patrolling on the street of Hangu city located some 80 km southwest of Peshawar, the largest city in northwest Pakistan.

There were altogether 12 cops inside the van when the bomb exploded, said a local source, adding that all the injured police have been shifted to the Hangu district hospital. Four police were slightly injured while the other two suffered some serious injuries, said the source.

No group has claimed the responsibility for the attack.

In another development, a remote-control bomb blast reportedly killed one and injured two others Wednesday morning in Peshawar city.

Source: Xinhua
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