10 cops martyred, 6 injured in attack on police station in DI Khan

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Ten cops were martyred while six were injured in a late-night attack on the Chodwan police station in Dera Ismail Khan on Monday, police said.

The attack comes three days before the general elections are scheduled to take place on February 8 (Thursday).

Regional Police Officer (RPO) Nasir Mehmood confirmed the casualties to Dawn.com.

“More than 30 terrorists launched an attack from three directions. There was an exchange of fire for over two-and-a-half hours,” Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police chief Akhtar Hayat Gandapur told AFP.

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