Five policemen killed in Pak blast

Last Updated: Monday, May 27, 2013 - 23:07

Islamabad: Five policemen, including a senior officer, were killed when their vehicle was targeted with a roadside bomb in Pakistan`s restive northwest on Monday.

The vehicle was targeted with a remote-controlled bomb in Shangla area of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province on Monday evening.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Bahadur Khan was among the five policemen killed in the attack, DIG Abdullah Khan told the media.
The policemen were on a routine patrol when they were attacked, officials said. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.
On Friday, seven policemen were killed when militants ambushed a convoy on the outskirts of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

PTI



First Published: Monday, May 27, 2013 - 23:07

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