9 killed in gun and suicide attack in northwest Pakistan
Peshawar, July 21
At least nine people, including six police officers, were killed and around 40 others harmed in northwest Pakistan on Sunday in a fear strike on a registration and a resulting suicide impact by a burqa-clad lady at an emergency clinic where the casualties of the principal assault were shifted.
Both the assaults occurred in Dera Ismail Khan locale of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, multi day after the principal ever fruitful race was held in the recently blended innate regions of the province.
Four unidentified equipped men riding two engine bicycles opened flame on two cops, who were on obligation at the Kotla Syedan checkpost, and executed them, region police boss Saleem Riaz told the media.
When the groups of the killed police officers were brought to the area medical clinic, a burqa-clad suicide plane, effectively staying there, directed the general population who assembled around the emergency vehicle, the authority said.
Seven individuals, including four cops, were slaughtered in the suicide impact, police said.
He said the suicide besieging by a female was first historically speaking and sudden episode in the region.
According to observers, the plane was wearing a head-to-toe shroud. Police likewise recouped hairs and feet of the aggressor and sent them for criminological examination.
The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) asserted duty regarding the attack.
The genuinely harmed individuals were moved to the Join Military Emergency clinic for therapeutic spread. The police and common organization achieved the spot following the explosion.
Riaz said 7 to 8 kg dangerous was utilized in the suicide blast. He affirmed seven fatalities, in both the dread acts.
The loss of life could ascend as most of the exploited people were in basic condition, he said.
He said that security check is finished by the police on the section of individuals into the medical clinic. Be that as it may, because of convention and traditions of the territory females are exempted. He said the suicide shelling by a female was first since forever and sudden occurrence in the region.
Dera Ismail Khan is considered as entryway to North Waziristan and South Waziristan locale which were once hotbed of activists. — PTI