Pakistan: Constable die in grenade attack
A grenade attack in Pakistan's Khanmai police station in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region left one police constable dead, media reports said on Wednesday.
Officials told Dawn News two unknown militants riding a motorcycle hurled the grenade on the police station, in which constable Mir Alam sustained serious injuries.
He was rushed to the District Headquarters Hospital, Charsadda, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Police have started an investigation to track those behind the crime.
Meanwhile, the Mandani police arrested five suspects, including the ringleader of an inter-provincial gang of motorcycle thieves, and recovered 18 stolen bikes from their possession, reports Dawn News.
Addressing a press conference, DSP Tangi Taj Mohammad Khan and SHO Mandani police station Fazal Daud Khan told the newspaper the police had been receiving reports of motorcycle theft for last one month.