December 10, 2012
Six Killed In Militant Attack On Pakistan Police Station
At least six people are reported to have been killed in a militant attack on a police station in northwestern Pakistan.
Officials are quoted as saying the dead from the attack on the Kaki station, near Bannu, include three police officers, as well as civilians.
RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal reports that the attack included two suicide bombers and militants throwing hand grenades.
The Pakistani Taliban, or Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, has claimed responsibility.
The area of the attack is close to the North Waziristan tribal area, near the Afghanistan border, which is known as a region used by militants to launch attacks in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
With reporting by AFP and AP
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