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4 policemen killed in militant attack in Pakistan

Four policemen were killed and as many injured in an attack on a police station in Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday.

The incident happened at about 12:30 a.m. when a number of heavily-armed militants stormed the police station in Lakki Marwat area of the province, the police sources told Xinhua.

The attackers fled the scene after a retaliatory attack by the police, while the injured policemen were shifted to a nearby hospital, Xinhua News Agency reported.

A heavy contingent of police reached the attack site following the incident and a search operation to nab the militants is underway, the sources said.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.

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