Taliban gunmen target four security personnel in Bannu
[Dawn] Gunmen riding a cycle of violence Wednesday evening rubbed out four security personnel in Jani Khel area of Bannu District, close to the restive Frontier Region of Bannu, police said.
The outlawed orc Pak Taliban grabbed credit for the attack.
District Police Officer Waqar Ahmed confirmed that the Station House Officer (SHO) of Jani Khel cop shoppe was killed along with three other security personnel in the attack.
Ahmed said the police team was heading towards the cop shoppe after routine patrol when it was targeted by two gunnies riding a cycle of violence.
The three other security personnel included two Frontier Constabulary (FC) paramilitary soldier and a coppers, while three more were maimed in the gun attack.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain (TTP) front man Ehsanullah Ehsan, speaking to Dawn.Com from
Qazi's guesthouse an undisclosed location, confirmed that Taliban gunnies had targeted the police vehicle.
He said that earlier the Pak Taliban had also attacked the police mobile van in Martong area of Shangla District with a remote control bomb which had injured four coppers.
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