One killed in checkpost attack in NW Pakistan

16:25, June 22, 2011      

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At least one security person was killed and three others were injured Wednesday morning in a bomb attack at a checkpost in Jamrud, a main town in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Khyber Agency, reported local Urdu TV channel Geo.

According to the the report, the attack took place at about 9:00 a.m. local time when an unknown number of militants launched an attack at a checkpost in Jamrud, a city located to the eastern part of Khyber Agency which borders Afghanistan.

Other details about the attack are not immediately available.

Earlier Wednesday morning, at about 3:00 a.m. local time, five militants were killed in an attack at a checkpost in Peshawar, the largest city in northwest Pakistan, according to local media reports.

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