Friday, October 28, 2011

Pakistan suicide bomber kills two policemen in Nowshera

A suspected suicide bomber has killed two policemen and injured seven others in northwest Pakistan, police said.

The attack took place in the Nowshera area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Police said one of the dead policemen, Ajmeer Shah, may have been the target.

Mr Shah had killed a prominent local Taliban commander, Jannat Gul, in a shootout a month ago.

Police said he had received threats from the Taliban and survived several attempts on his life.

Bits of the exploded suicide vest and parts of the limbs of the suspected suicide bomber have been recovered from the scene of the attack, police said. more