Three policemen injured in IED explosion during a search operation after a bid to attack Police Station was repulsed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
on May 28 claimed to have repulsed
a militant attack on Mullazai Police
Station in Tank District of Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa, reports Dawn.
According to police, a group of
80 to 90 Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan
militants holding heavy weapons
attacked the Police Station. Policemen
fought against attackers for over
one hour forcing the latter to flee.
Later, security personnel also showed
up. They jointly cordoned off the
area and began search operation.
During the search, a roadside improvised
explosive device (IED) exploded
after a police van hit it. The explosion
injured three Policemen Samiullah,
Fayyaz, and Bashir. TTP later accepted
responsibility for the attack. According
to the TTP spokesman, Ehsanullah
Ehsan, told reporters from an undisclosed
location that TTP would continue
fighting the Government until Shariah
was enforced in the country.