Pakistan: Suicide attack kills five in Mohmand Agency's Ghalanai
Feb.15, Lahore: A suicide bombing, claimed by the Pakistani Taliban faction, has killed three policemen and two passers-by in the administrative headquarters of a tribal region in northwestern Pakistan.
The explosion went off at the main gate of the tribal headquarters in Ghalanai, in the Mohmand tribal region, just as the workday was about to start on Wednesday, according to Hameedullah Khan, a local government official.
According to the statement sent to the media, a breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar group.
Khan, whose office is inside the compound, said the grounds contain homes, offices and training facilities for the local administration and police employees.
The Oslo Times International News Network