18 policemen injured in Bannu suicide attack

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Bannu, Feb. 9 (ANI): Eighteen policemen were injured in a suicide attack in Bannu District of North West Frontier Province on Monday.

According to The News, a suicide bomber exploded his car at the Baranpul police checkpoint on Miranshah road injuring 18 policemen, who were stationed there.

The explosion damaged the building of the check post. 16 out of the eighteen injured policemen were FC officials. The injured were shifted to district hospital of Bannu.

DSP Tahir Dawar has confirmed that 11 officials sustained injuries and added that the security has been tightened after the blast.

Meanwhile, militants have also blown up a girls' school in Khunki Qila area. Police had arrested a man with ten-kilogram bomb from the same area and shifted him to undisclosed location. (ANI)

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