Two policemen martyred in Tank Police Lines attack


TANK: At least two policemen embraced martyrdom and three others sustained injuries in a terrorist attack in Police Lines in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Tank district.

According to police, the militants targeted the police lines in the wee hours on Friday.

In retaliation, one terrorist was killed while Dera Road was closed for traffic, they said, adding that search operation is underway in the area.

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According to hospital sources, the injured policemen have been shifted to a hospital.

Heavy contingents of police have surrounded the Tank Police Lines.

The latest development comes days after at least 23 soldiers embraced martyrdom and many others were injured when six suicide bombers rammed an explosive-laden truck into a military base in the troubled Daraban area of Dera Ismail Khan district early Tuesday, according to security officials.

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