Daesh militants claim deadly attack on Pakistani police barracks

This picture taken on October 5, 2021, shows soldiers standing guard next to an armored vehicle as people wait on the Pakistani side of the - border in Chaman. (Photo by AFP)

militants have claimed responsibility for a bombing attack inside barracks of the Pakistani police in Bajaur that killed two security forces.

The terrorist group said on Telegram on Saturday that two law enforcement personnel were killed in the attack launched inside barracks of the Pakistani police with an improvised explosive device (IED).

Police also confirmed that the two personnel were killed in an IED blast. 

Another attack took place on the outskirts of , the capital of , where a policeman and five including a young girl and three were .

The explosives were planted in a motorcycle targeting a police patrol in the area, police said. 

A local denied responsibility for the attacks.

Two more Pakistani soldiers were killed in a gunfight with militants in the Hoshab area of Pakistan’s Turbat district in southern Balochistan. A third soldier lost his life while trying to remove an improvised explosive device.

The attacks came after local Pakistani militants agreed to a one-month following talks with the Pakistani government. The militants said they wanted to abide by the ceasefire. 

The Pakistani Taliban is a separate movement from the Taliban in Afghanistan, which regained control of that country in August.

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has fought for years to overthrow the government in Islamabad and establish its own independent government.

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