BANNU and PAKISTAN: Schools were closed on We fear more kidnappings on Tuesday as Hostage situation in a police station Übernahmen by inmates Pakistan Taliban Fighters were dragged to its third day.
Over 30 Tehreek-e-membersTaliban Pakistan (TTP() Group — Separate from Afghanistan Taliban However, they used a hardline Islamist ideology to overthrow their jailers on Sunday, snatched arms.
Men held on Suspected terrorists, they demanded safe passage into Afghanistan in exchange for the release of at least eight police Muhammad Ali Saif (spokesman) for the province said that officers and military intelligence personnel are included. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government.
The deputy district commissioner declared that schools would be opened. close on Tuesday.
“We fear that the Taliban could enter any school in the suburbs and take the students hostage. We are not taking any risks and that’s why we decided to close the schools for today,” According to a top government official, the person did not want to be identified.
The police station It is located in Bannu’s cantonment region. PakistanThe former self-governing tribal areas were located near Afghanistan’s border.
Roads, offices and buildings have been closed. Checkpoints were set up in the surrounding area.
A senior official from Pakistan said that officials in Pakistan have requested the Kabul government to assist with the release and protection of hostages.
TTP claimed its members are behind the incident, and requested that authorities allow them safe passage into border areas.
Stay Overnight on Monday Minimum 50 Pakistan Taliban Militants stormed an other police station Wana • close According to senior officials and local governments, it is about 200 km south of Bannu and the Afghan border. police Both officials asked to remain anonymous.
This group was locked up police Officers and guns were taken before the soldiers of border force moved in to regain control.
TTP claimed two of the responsibilities. police Officers were shot and killed.
The incident was not acknowledged by the authorities.
TTP was formed in 2007 and unleashed a terrible wave of violence. Pakistan After a 2014 military operation, that threat was effectively crushed.
Attacks are possible, however. on Since the Afghan invasion, the Afghan rise has been repeated Taliban Most security forces were targeted by those who seized Kabul’s control last year.
The TTP-Islamabad ceasefire, which had been shaky for months, was finally ended last month.