25 May '11, 3am

Huge suicide bomb flattens Pakistan police station

Huge suicide bomb flattens Pakistan police station

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: A Taliban suicide bomber on Wednesday rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into a police station in Peshawar, flattening the three-storey building and killing two officers, officials said. Pakistan's Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in the northwest, their fourth in reprisal for the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by US commandos north of Islamabad on May 2. Police said another 22 people were wounded in the massive dawn explosion inside a protected military zone in Peshawar, the gateway to Pakistan's militant-infested tribal belt on the border with Afghanistan. The razed building housed the police Criminal Investigation Department and was located in the Peshawar Cantonment area just 150 metres (yards from the US consulate. The area houses military families and security is normally tight. Police said the attack was carried out with...

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Suicide bomb flattens police station in Pakistan

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