Over 50 militants attack Peshawar check-post — Video
PESHAWAR: More than 50 militants attacked a police checkpost in Sarband, 10km outside Peshawar late on Friday.
They targeted the Riaz Shaheed Checkpost at around 11:20pm, opening indiscriminate gunfire on personnel as well as firing three rockets at the post.
According to Express Tribune reporter Umar Farooq, the police had driven away the militants after a fiery gun-battle. The militants, as per their usual modus operandi, had escaped into the night.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjIW0yh5J9w&feature=uploademail [/youtube]
No casualties were reported according to local sources.
Reinforcement had arrived at the post while the police cordoned off the area.
Sources say the check-post is repeatedly attacked, making it one of the most hostile posts in the area.