Pak: Would-be suicide attacker blew himself up

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 13:05

Islamabad: A would-be suicide attacker blew himself up after he was surrounded by police in Lower Dir district of northwest Pakistan Wednesday, officials said.

Acting on a tip-off about the presence of some suspicious persons hiding in a maize crop at a village in Lower Dir district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, police conducted a search operation in the area.

The would-be suicide attacker blew up the explosive vest strapped to his body after he was surrounded by policemen, a police spokesman said.
There were no casualties among the police, he said.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 13:05

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