Three Pakistani policemen killed in terror attack

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Published: December 4,2022 03:11 PM
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Three Pakistani policemen were gunned down by people, whom the official termed “terrorists” in Nowshera district’s Akora Khattak on Saturday

December 4, 2022: Three Pakistani policemen were gunned down by people, whom the official termed “terrorists” in Nowshera district’s Akora Khattak on Saturday.



Nowshera police spokesman Durrani said that the assailants attacked the van, resulting in three policemen’s deaths.



The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police identified the officers as Head Constable Manzoor, Constable Amanullah and Constable Ayaz. The medical teams had moved the bodies of the deceased to the District Headquarters Hospital Nowshera.



The incident comes after a suicide attack targeting a police truck in Balochistan’s Baleli area on Wednesday in which four people were killed and 24 others were injured.



A total of three vehicles were hit in the blast, which were a police truck, a Suzuki Mehran and a Toyota Corolla.



Soon after the attack, the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack.



The blast comes a day after the militant group called off its ceasefire with the government and asked its combatants to carry out attacks across the country.



TTP, a separate entity from the Taliban in Afghanistan but sharing a similar Islamist ideology, have been responsible for hundreds of attacks and thousands of deaths since emerging in 2007.