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2 policemen killed in Pakistan blast

Islamabad: Two policemen were today killed and three more injured in a bomb attack on the outskirts of Peshawar city in northwest Pakistan, officials said.

The bomb planted on the roadside was triggered by remote control as a police patrol was passing through Daudzai area of Peshawar this evening, killing two policemen.

Reuters

Reuters

The injured policemen were taken to a nearby hospital, where officials described the condition of one of them as critical.

Security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

PTI