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Burka-clad Taliban attack police station
PostedÂ Sun Jun 26, 2011 (ABC, thanks to Mullah)
At least 10 police officers have been killed after Taliban militants in suicide vests, some of them clad in burkas, laid siege to a police station in north-west Pakistan.
Mian Iftikhar Hussain, information minister of north-western Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province said six attackers also died in the attack on Saturday (local time).
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Militants armed with guns and hand grenades attacked Kolachi police station near the border with South Waziristan tribal district and took a group of police officers hostage.
Mr Hussain said the burka-clad attackers had hoped to secure the release of other militants.
“The attackers had come prepared for days of siege and hostage-taking to secure the release of other militants,” he said.
“When our armoured car entered the police station two suicide bombers blew themselves up and a third suicide bomber was killed by a rocket.
“Police have found the bodies of three militants and the heads of three suicide bombers,” he said, adding that half of the police station building had been destroyed and 11 policemen wounded.
Regional police chief Imtiaz Shah said there was one woman among the suicide bombers.
Mr Shah said the siege began when attackers dressed in burkas pulled out guns at the station’s main gate and killed policemen deployed there.
The militants then damaged the boundary wall with hand grenades, enabling more rebels to follow them into the building.
About 17 policemen were on duty at the time and were taken hostage by the militants once they ran out of ammunition, the police chief said.
As security forces were called to the scene and cordoned off the police station, two of the attackers detonated their suicide vests, while three others were shot dead by security forces.
District police chief Mohammad Hussain Khan said it was likely the attackers had come from the nearby lawless tribal belt.
Television footage showed thick black smoke billowing from the roof of the fortress-like police station and security forces and police firing at militants.
Taliban spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan claimed responsibility, saying it was the latest in a series of attacks to avenge the killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.