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Pakistan police station attack carried out by married couple

The Pakistan Taliban say a deadly attack on a police station in north west Pakistan on Saturday night was carried out by two suicide bombers who were husband and wife.

Police say there are 10 confirmed dead, including the two bombers, seven police officers, and a tea boy.

The assault took place in Kolachi, near the tribal region of South Waziristan, a stronghold of the Taliban and al-Qaeda.

From Islamabad, Orla Guerin reports.

  • 26 Jun 2011
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