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Suicide bomber attacks police van in Bannu, 3 killed, 20 hurt

13 March, 2013

BANNU: Security personnels collecting evidence from the site after a blast in Bannu.
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BANNU: At least three people were killed and 20 other wounded in a suicide blast and subsequent firing near police station in Bannu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday.

According to local police, intense firing was heard soon after an explosion near Sadar police station of the town where check posts and police stations are often been attacked by militant groups.

Police said the suicide bomber targeted police van, resulting two police officials and another unknown man was killed and 20 other people including policemen sustained injuries, officials told the media adding that the van was also completely destroyed.

Rescue teams rushed to the scene and shifted injured to hospitals while prompting security forces to throng to the spot and cordon off the area.

Bannu town, approximately 190 kilometers to the south of Peshawar has been witnessed worst terorrorism where hundreds people have lost their lives.

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