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Grenade attack kills two policemen in NW Pakistan

PESHAWAR: A grenade attacked killed two policemen and wounded another one in Shabqadar area of Charsadda district on Tuesday, police said.

“Two men riding a motorbike threw a hand grenade on a police vehicle patrolling the area, killing two policeman and wounding another one,” district police chief Shafiullah Khan told AFP.

He said one of the policemen died on the spot and the second in hospital.

Another local police official Asghar Khan also confirmed the incident.

Spokesman of the Jamatul Ahrar faction of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Ehsanullah Ehsan claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement issued to local media in Peshawar. -AFP

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