.
.
.
.

ISIS claims responsibility for police barracks attack in Pakistan

Published: Updated:

ISIS militants detonated an explosive device on Saturday inside barracks of the Pakistani police in the district of Bajaur, the group said on Telegram.

For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app.

A police officer and a policeman were killed, it added.

Abdus Samad Khan, Bajur District police chief, said on Saturday the two constables were on security duty near the Raghan Dam when unknown assailants detonated the bomb remotely, killing them both.

He said a search for those involved in the bombing was under way.

Read more:

Roadside bomb kills two constables in NW Pakistan bordering Afghanistan

Pakistan agrees one-month ‘complete ceasefire’ with local Taliban militants

US says worried about increase in attacks by ISIS-K in Afghanistan