Five policemen killed in Pakistan

August 2nd, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Aug 2 (Xinhua) At least five policemen were killed Saturday in a bomb attack in Pakistan’s northwestern Swat valley, a media report said. The militants attacked a police van through a remote-controlled device. Five people were also injured in the blast, PTV reported.

The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital.

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.

Meanwhile, Pakistani security forces have launched a major offensive against the militants.

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