Taleban storm town police station in Pakistan, kill officer

 

Taleban storm town police station in Pakistan, kill officer

Quetta - Three suspected terrorists killed a police officer and wounded another.

By AP

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Published: Wed 26 Jun 2019, 9:05 AM

Last updated: Wed 26 Jun 2019, 2:54 PM

Pakistan's police say three suspected terrorists have stormed a police station in the southwestern town of Loralai, triggering a shootout that killed a policeman and the assailants.
District police chief Jawad Tariq says at least one police officer was also wounded in Wednesday's attack.
He says two suicide bombers detonated their devices and the third terrorist was killed by police shortly after coming under attack.
Pakistani Taleban in a brief statement claimed responsibility but gave no further details.
Pakistani militants also have a presence in Baluchistan bordering Afghanistan.



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