Six policemen and several others were killed in a Taliban Attack on the 14th of October, Sunday at night around 10p.m. Among the 6 killed was a Senior Police Officer, Mr. Khurshid Khan. The incident took place when a large group of Taliban Militants stormed into a police check post at the outskirts of Peshawar city. The Taliban group was heavily armed and attacked the police check post with rockets and other heavy weapons. The shootings however continued over a few long hours. The injured were however taken to the nearest hospital i.e. Lady Reading Hospital. The check post and vehicles were however damaged in the shooting. No evidence has been got till the hour as to why such a stark shooting was adopted by the Taliban and for what reason.
APARNA D. SHENOY
School of Law Christ University,