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Pakistan: 5 labourers die in firing on under-construction police station in South Waziristan Pakistan
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Pakistan: 5 labourers die in firing on under-construction police station in South Waziristan

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 22 Dec 2023, 06:57 pm

At least five construction workers died after an under-construction police station was attacked in Pakistan's South Waziristan region on Thursday.

According to police, the firing took place late Thursday night at the police station by unidentified assailants which also injured one of the workers, reported Geo News.

The bodies and the wounded worker have been moved to a district hospital in Wana, police told Geo News.

District Police Officer (DPO) Farmanullah said details of the incident will be shared after the investigation.

Pakistan witnessed a spike in terror activities in 2023.

According to statistics available with Geo News, 470 people were killed in 1,050 terror-related incidents in one year alone.

Seven areas along the Pak-Afghan border in KP remained “terrorism hotspots” during the outgoing year. The areas include Peshawar, Khyber, North Waziristan, South Waziristan, Dera Ismail Khan, Bajaur and Tank, the news channel reported.

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