2 killed in terrorist attack on check post in NW Pakistan

2 killed in terrorist attack on check post in NW Pakistan

A police check post in Pakistan's northwest Dera Ismail Khan city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province came under attack on Saturday, with two people killed and three others injured, local media reported, Trend reports citing Xinhua.

According to the reports, around eight terrorists riding motorcycles opened fire on the security check post of police situated in the Drabin area of Dera Ismail Khan.

The police personnel deployed at the check post retaliated effectively, forcing them to flee from the scene.

No security personnel got hurt, said police. However, a private security guard of petrol pump located nearby the check post and a passerby died on the spot while three others sustained serious injuries in the attack.

Following the attack, the security forces and police rushed to the spot and launched a search operation in the area. However, no arrest has been made during the search operation so far.

All the bodies and injured have been shifted to a hospital in the city by the rescue teams. No group has claimed the attack yet.

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