Suicide attack at Hangu check-post kills seven: police
[Dawn] At least seven people were killed Thursday when a jacket wallah rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into a security check-post in Hangu district
... Hangu is famous for its greenery, hills, beauty and water. Most of the people of this area are Bangash & Orakzai Pashtuns. Part of the Bangash are Shia. The Orakzai and the Sunni Bangash are determined to kill them...
... formerly NWFP, still Terrorism Central...
province, police officials said.
According to DSP Shaukat Ali Shah, the suicide bomber targeted a security check-post located in Tal area of Hangu manned by both normal and paramilitary personnel.
Shah confirmed seven, including three Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel, were killed. The dead also included four civilians, including two women, while eight others were maimed.
Security personnel cordoned off the area and the injured were shifted to a nearby hospital.
Nearby buildings were also reported to be damaged by the high-intensity blast which, eyewitnesses said, had left a crater in the ground.
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