18 July 2017

News Story: 2 security personnel killed in suicide attack in NW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, July 17 (Xinhua) -- At least two security personnel were killed and five others injured when their vehicle came under a suicide attack in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar on Monday morning, police said.

Muhammad Shoaib, assistant superintendent of police, said that the attack took place at about 9:00 a.m. local time when a suicide bomber riding on a motorcycle hit the vehicle of Frontier Constabulary, a paramilitary force in Pakistan, in Hayatabad Town of Peshawar.

An officer and his driver were killed and four security personnel and one passerby were injured in the attack, he said, adding that the security personnel were on the way to their office when their vehicle came under the attack.

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