December 20, 2014

Attack on Peshawar airport, dozens killed or injured

By Sajad - Sat Dec 15 2012, 9:46 pm

Peshawar airport attackAt least five people were killed and dozens sustained injuries in Peshawar when at least three rockets, fired from unknown location, landed near the city’s airport

An emergency has been declared at the airport which was sealed following the strikes.

“At least five rockets were fired at the airport from Darra” sources said quoting security forces.

Earlier three loud explosions were reported from different areas Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s capital, but later they turned out to be rocket fire near airport.

Meanwhile, heavy exchange of gunfire has been reported from inside the airport which has been sealed. Pakistan Army has moved in to secure the location of the attack.

In the meantime security officials said the attack was carried out by 5 suspected militants who were killed in fire exchange with the Pakistan security forces.

Clashes have ended between militants and Pakistan security forces however a search operation is still going on inside the Peshawar airport. According to reports the security forces have seized vehicle laden with explosives near the airport.

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  1. Attack shows that Taliban can strike anywhere with their sweet will..

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