6 killed in Pak­istan sui­cide blast

The Pak Banker - - Front Page -

PESHAWAR: A sui­cide bomber blew him­self up close to a po­lice van in north­west Pak­istan on Tues­day, killing six peo­ple and wound­ing 17 oth­ers, po­lice said.

The blast took place in Bannu close to the Afghan border, said of­fi­cer Nawaz Khan.

He said ini­tial re­ports sug­gested the at­tacker was on foot.

Po­lice of­fi­cer Iftikar Khan said one of the six vic­tims was a po­lice of­fi­cer, while the rest were civil­ians. A spokesman for the Pak­istani Tal­iban claimed re­spon­si­bil­ity. -PB News

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