One terrorist in Peshawar attack was from Russia
Islamabad: One of the terrorists involved in the attack on the airport in Pakistan`s northwest city of Peshawar was from the western Russian region of Dagestan, Geo News reported Monday.
On Saturday night, 10 Taliban terrorists launched a bomb and rocket attack at the Bacha Khan Airport which is attached to the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) base. Five terrorists were killed while others fled the scene.
On Sunday, police shot dead three terrorists near the airport, while the remaining two detonated their suicide vests.
Imtiaz Altaf, a senior police officer from Peshawar, Monday told Geo News that one of the terrorists killed in the attack was from Dagestan.
He said a letter recovered from the Russian terrorist mentioned details of planned attacks on security forces.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Does govt want to hike rail ticket in the name of subsidy?
- Does govt want to hike rail ticket in the name of subsidy? Part II
- Does govt want to hike rail ticket in the name of subsidy? Part III
- Does govt want to hike rail ticket in the name of subsidy? Part IV
- Panel discussion over India's bid for NSG
- Who said what on Anil Kumble's appointment as Team India's head coach
- 78 dead, 200 badly hurt in extreme weather in eastern China
- Watch this interesting movie-like trailer for NASA's Juno mission!
- Subramanian Swamy at it again! Attacks Economic Affairs Secy Shaktikanta Das; Arun Jaitley calls it unfair
- Pakistan-North Korea nuclear trade being tracked by Indian intelligence agencies: Report