PESHAWAR: Nearly two weeks after a suicide bomber targeted a police station in Bannu district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, the proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed on Sunday the attack was carried out by the son of militant organisation’s chief Mullah Fazullah.
Son of Fazlullah, TTP’s current head, carried out a suicide attack at a police station in Bannu some 12 days ago, Muhammad Khorasani, spokesperson for the terror outfit, claimed in a statement.
Two cops injured in Bannu suicide attack
“The attack was carried out by TTP chief’s son Maulana Najeebullah Swati,” the message, which also carried a picture of the suicide bomber, read.
At least two policemen were seriously injured when a suicide bomber smashed his explosive-laden vehicle into the gate of Mundan police station in Bannu district on February 7. The building of the police station was also damaged in the attack.