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Suicide attack kills senior police official in Pakistan

24 Nov 2017


Peshawar Nov 24: A suicide blast in Pakistan's Peshawar city left at least one senior police official killed on Friday, media reports said.

A suicide bomber rammed his motorcycle into their vehicle near Tatara Park, martyring Additional IG Headquarter Mohammad Ashraf Noor and his gunman, police informed, Geo News reported.


The blast left eight others injured.


According to reports, the injured people were taken to Hayatabad Medical Complex for treatment.


Official spokesperson of Pakistan Armed Forces Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor quoted COAS and tweeted: "Salute to supreme sacrifice of our Police comrade AIG Noor. Our determination remains undeterred against threats to our motherland."


Politician Imran Khan condemned the attack and tweeted: "Saddened to learn of the martyrdom of Additional IG KP, Ashraf Noor, in condemnable Peshawar blast. It will not deter the determination and dedication of KP police and PTI govt in their fight against terrorism."


Image: Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor Twitter page

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