Suicide blast outside Bannu police station, 2 cops injured


At least two policemen were injured in a pre-dawn militant attack on a police station in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Bannu district on Tuesday, police said.

A militant crashed an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of Mandan Police Station in Bannu and an explosion followed, District Police Officer (DPO) Bannu Fazal Hamid said.

As a result of the blast, two police officials performing duty at the gate were injured and the main gate of the police station was damaged.

The suspect, who was killed in the explosion, appeared to look around 21 years old, said the DPO.

The injured personnel were shifted to DHQ hospital.


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