Miscreants attack police station in Peshawar

Published: September 14, 2011
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A shootout is underway between police and the armed men. PHOTO : AFP/FILE

A shootout is underway between police and the armed men. PHOTO : AFP/FILE

PESHAWAR: Unknown miscreants attacked a police station in the Mattani area of Peshawar. A shootout occurred between police and the armed men, Express 24/7 reported on Wednesday.

There were no reports of casualties in the exchange of fire.

According to initial reports, additional police force were called in for assistance in retaliatory action.

The number of miscreants has also not been determined yet.

Earlier, at least 10 policemen were killed when militants, some in suicide vests and clad in burqas, had attacked a police station in Dera Ismail Khan.

Around 4-5 militants had attacked Kulachi Police Station, which is located in an area bordering South Waziristan and Lakki Marwat, and used guns and hand grenades to take policemen inside the building hostage. All of the attackers were reportedly killed after the completion of the operation.

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Reader Comments (3)

  • Cautious
    Sep 14, 2011 - 9:44PM

    The only people in the world that regularly use the word “miscreants” are Pakistani politicians and reporters – why is that? I suggest you look up the word sometime because no one else uses that as a substitute word to describe people who are committing terrorist activities.

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  • Doctor
    Sep 14, 2011 - 11:15PM

    Can we please call these “mniscreants” what they are? They are terrorists. They are bad people. Please send more drones. Wipe them all out.

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  • Grace
    Sep 15, 2011 - 12:25AM

    These criminals deserve the title criminal because they work for anti state agencies trying to undermine Pakistan. I’m sure the police will send these cowards running away. They can only attack unarmed girls in schools and women in bazaars like the cowards they are.

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