May 2009 Dera Ismail Khan bombings

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May 2009 Dera Ismail Khan bombings
Part of War in North-West Pakistan
May 2009 Dera Ismail Khan bombings is located in Dera Ismail Khan
May 2009 Dera Ismail Khan bombings
May 2009 Dera Ismail Khan bombings (Dera Ismail Khan)
May 2009 Dera Ismail Khan bombings is located in Pakistan
May 2009 Dera Ismail Khan bombings
May 2009 Dera Ismail Khan bombings (Pakistan)
LocationDera Ismail Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Coordinates31°30′N 70°18′E / 31.5°N 70.3°E / 31.5; 70.3Coordinates: 31°30′N 70°18′E / 31.5°N 70.3°E / 31.5; 70.3
Date14 May 2009 (2009-05-14)
TargetKP Police
Attack type
Bombing
WeaponsHand Grenade
Deaths5
Injuries
9
VictimsPolice officers
MotiveWar against Police force

On May 14, 2009, three Hand Grenades were thrown on Police officers in Dera Ismail Khan. A motorcycle rider threw a hand grenade on police emergency office. According to local Police Chief of city, Muhammad Iqbal, 5 police officers were wounded in first grenade's explosion three of whom were seriously hurt. In the next half an hour, two more grenades were lobbed on two police posts near a bus stand. Four police officers were injured in next two explosions. In all the three explosions, 9 police officers were injured. All injures were brought to a state–run hospital. Ashiq Saleem, doctor at hospital, said, "we have received eight injures, three of them are serious, all of them are police officers." No group have yet claimed responsibility for attacks.[1]

On 28 May, 14 days after attack, another explosion took place near security checkpost in the city which killed 5 people.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nine police hurt in DI khan blasts". Daily Aaj. 15 May 2009. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Blast in DI Khan kills five security personnel". Daily Aaj. 28 May 2000. Retrieved 18 March 2017.