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BANNU: A police constable was martyred when unidentified gunmen attacked a check post in Bannu district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday.

The attack, carried out in the early hours, targeted the police check post in Yak Qabar village of the district, police sources told The Express Tribune. “At the time of the attack, the constables were busy changing their duties and the victim was alone at the spot.”

Mehran Khan, the deceased constable, had been recently posted to the check post, the sources said. A case was registered at the Mundain Police Station against unknown gunmen and further investigations were underway.

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Pakistani columnist Farman Nawaz, who previously ran an Urdu Weekly Jirga Bannu, is the editor of The Bannu Times. Nawaz also runs an online newspaper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa News and KAS Research Journal. Nawaz has written English articles for Global Times China , Daily Outlook Afghanistan and several leading English newspapers of Pakistan. He had also worked as a blogger for Express News TV Network website.

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