Police officer killed in Pakistan

13 also wounded after IED goes off near police van in Bannu district

Police officer killed in Pakistan

World Bulletin / News Desk

At least one police officer has been killed and 13 others injured, including eight civilians, in a blast in northwestern Pakistan on Friday, local media reported.  

An improvised explosive device (IED) went off near a police van in the Bannu district, Geo News, a local broadcaster reported.  

Several wounded are reportedly in critical condition. 

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but the outlawed Tehreek-I-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has generally been involved in previous such attacks in the region. 

Bannu is located in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, which borders North Waziristan Agency --  which has served as a battleground between the army and the Taliban since June 2014.

 
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