2 policemen killed in checkpoint attack in Quetta, Pakistan

08:10, May 30, 2011      

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At least two policemen were killed in an attack launched Sunday by unknown gunmen at a checkpoint in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta, reported local media DAWN.

According to the report, the attack took place in the afternoon when some unknown gunmen riding motorbikes opened fired on a checkpoint on the Spinny road of the city, killing two policemen on duty and injuring three others including one cop and two passersby.

The gunmen fled the scene before large contingent of law enforcement personnel reached the site.

No group has claimed the responsibility for the attack.

Source: Xinhua
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