Tuesday, February 20

Pakistan

Four Officers Killed in Pakistan Shooting With Islamists
Asia, News, Pakistan

Four Officers Killed in Pakistan Shooting With Islamists

Four officers died on Tuesday after they became involved in a shooting spree with Islamist fighters in southwest Pakistan. On Monday evening, four people were killed in a bomb attack at the same place, the local police said. Gunmen believed to be part of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) group, the Pakistani Taliban, opened fire on some officers just before dawn in Kuchlak, about ten kilometres north of Quetta, the capital of the province. Balochistan. "The men opened fire on a group of officers from a building; four officers were killed," said police officer Muhammad Zohaib. "One terrorist also died from bullets, and the others managed to escape." On Monday evening, four people - two officers and two civilians - died after a bomb attack. That bomb was planted on a motorcy...