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Six killed in militant attack on Pakistan police station

Publisher Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Publication Date 10 December 2012
Cite as Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Six killed in militant attack on Pakistan police station, 10 December 2012, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/50cb3ac728.html [accessed 28 August 2014]
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December 10, 2012

By RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal

The aftermath of the attack at the police station in Bannu.The aftermath of the attack at the police station in Bannu.

At least six people are reported to have been killed in a militant attack on a police station in northwestern Pakistan.

Officials are quoted as saying the dead from the attack on the Kaki station, near Bannu, include three police officers, as well as civilians.

RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal reports that the attack included two suicide bombers and militants throwing hand grenades.

The Pakistani Taliban, or Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, has claimed responsibility.

The area of the attack is close to the North Waziristan tribal area, near the Afghanistan border, which is known as a region used by militants to launch attacks in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

With reporting by AFP and AP

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