Three killed in Pakistan suicide attack in Peshawar city

Arnima Dwivedi

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Published on 24 Nov 2017 8:12 AM GMT

Three killed in Pakistan suicide attack in Peshawar city
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Islamabad: A senior police officer was among three people killed while six others were injured on Friday in a suicide attack in Pakistan's Peshawar city.

The suicide attacker, who was on a motorbike, rammed into the vehicle carrying Additional Inspector General Ashraf Noor and other police officials near Zarghooni mosque as they were on their way to work, reports said.

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The attacker then detonated his explosives. Noor was killed in the attack along with a security guard and the driver.

According to DawnNews, it is the first time a police official of the rank of Additional Inspector General has been targeted in Peshawar.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

--IANS

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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