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    A suicide attack in Peshawar has claimed the life of a Pakistani senior police official, according to the Geo TV broadcaster.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The attacker rammed his motorcycle into a police vehicle on Friday morning in the northern Pakistani city of Peshawar, after which he detonated a bomb killing senior police official Mohammad Ashraf Noor and his gunman, local media reported.

    The six officers who were injured in the blast have been reportedly taken to a local hospital for treatment.

    No group has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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    Incidents like the recent one are not a rare occurence as Pakistan has long been suffering from regular terrorist attacks due to a number of jihadist groups active in the region.


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