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Militants Ambush Police In Khyber

June 22 2011


Tribal police have come under two separate attacks in northwest Pakistan's Khyber district, Agence France-Presse reports.

More than 30 militants attacked the Sarband checkpoint Wednesday near Bara, wounding two police, security officials said. At least five militants were reported killed.

Separately, a checkpoint in the town of Jamrud was bombed, killing one police officer and wounding three others, said local officials.

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