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Taliban kill 4 security personnel in Pakistan attack

IANS  |  Islamabad 

At least four members of the Pakistani security forces were killed in an attack by the Tehreek-e-(TTP) in Pakistan's Quetta city on Wednesday.

The troops were riding two motorcycles along a railway track in the Langoabad area as part of their routine patrol in the morning when unidentified attackers opened fire and killed all four, a told news.

The TTP claimed responsibility in a statement by its spokesperson, Muhammed Khurasani, saying that "the attack was carried out by a contingent of the and that the attackers left the area without harm".

This marked the first attack after alias Khalid Sajna, the second most of the Pakistani Taliban, was killed last week in a drone strike by the US.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 14:42 IST
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