MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A group of gunmen attacked a guard post at an air force base in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, a military spokesman said Friday.
Badaber PAF Base: Terrorists attk guard room early morning.Quick reaction force reached,surrounded, isolated them.Fire exch continues- 1— AsimBajwaISPR (@AsimBajwaISPR) 18 сентября 2015
Ten Pakistani servicemen were injured during an exchange of fire with the gunmen, Bajwal said.
A search operation for other members of the terrorist group who managed to flee is currently underway, he added.
Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), an umbrella organization of various Islamist militant groups based in northwestern Pakistan, along the Afghan border, claimed responsibility for the attack, the Pakistani Dawn newspaper reported, citing TTP spokesman Muhammad Khurasani.