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India-Pakistan
Police mobile attacked in Nowshera; one killed
2013-02-24
[Dawn] A policeman was killed in a hand grenade attack on a police mobile in northwestern Pakistain's Nowshera town, DawnNews reported on Saturday.

The incident occurred on the Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
-Islamabad motorway near Rashkai.

According to district police officer (DPO) Mohammad Hussain, one policeman was killed and three others injured in the grenade attack. He added that the attackers also opened fire on the mobile after throwing the grenade at it.

Furthermore, DPO Hussain said two snuffies were killed in a counterattack by the police.

Sources say that a search operation was underway in the area to search it for more thugs.

In a separate incident in Peshawar, unknown assailants murdered a community police officer in an area falling within the limits of the Khazana cop shoppe.
Posted by:Fred

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