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Two policemen killed in attack in Pakistan

Two police officers were killed and three injured in an attack in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in north-western Pakistan, the police reported.


The police were on routine patrols in the province's Lakki-Marwat district when they were attacked by unidentified gunmen, the police told media.


According to the police, the attackers ambushed a police car and fled the scene after shooting the policemen. The injured police officers, including one in critical condition, were taken to a nearby hospital.


So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.