Six FC men killed in Pak Taliban attack
[Pak Daily Times] A brazen attack by Talibs on a security checkpost on the periphery of Frontier Region Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
left six personnel of the paramilitary Frontier Constabulary (FC) dead and seven others injured, officials said on Wednesday.
Two soldiers were confirmed kidnapped by the krazed killers, according to police officials, who added that the attack on the post started late Tuesday night and lasted for hours. It comes after June 30 attack on a Frontier Corps convoy near Badhaber on Peshawar-Kohat road that killed 20 people and injured over 40 others.
Speaking to a private media organization from
some holy man's guesthouse an undisclosed location via telephone, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain (TTP) front man Ehsanullah Ehsan grabbed credit for the attack. "The checkpost was attacked at 11:00pm on Tuesday and heavy exchange of gunfire between the security forces' personnel and the bully boyz continued until early hours of Wednesday morning," the official sources said. A few months ago the gunnies had kidnapped 22 FC men and killed them after tying up their hands and feet.
Posted by: Fred 2013-07-04