Peshawar attack: Gun battle at Christian Colony; 6 killed

| Friday, September 2, 2016 - 11:48
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Peshawar attack: Gun battle between terrorists and officials at Christian Colony; 5 killed

New Delhi: A terror attack occurred early Thursday morning at Christian Colony of Warsak Garrison in Peshawar, reported the Pakistani media. Four terrorists, two civilians were killed in the exchange of gun-battle by Pakistani security officials.

Among the four terrorists killed, two blew themselves up. The Christian Colony is located six to seven kilometers distance away from the Army Public School in Peshawar where in 2014, a deadly terror attack resulted in 141 deaths, mostly students.

Officials are sweeping the area for any terrorists that might try to ambush the place.  A helicopter is also hovering over the region to detect any untoward incidence or suspicious activities.

Ambulances have been rushed to the spot. It is unclear whether or not if there are any civilian casualties.


(Further details awaited.)

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