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Security personnel stand guard in Peshawar. — File photo

PESHAWAR: Four policemen, including an ASI, were injured in a militant attack on a security check post on Frontier Road and a police station in Matni area whereas four militants were killed in retaliatory action by security forces , DawnNews reported.

Militants carried out a heavy assault on a police station in Peshawar's neighbouring area of Matni and a security check post on Frontier Road injuring four policemen. An assistant sub inspector of the police was also among those injured. An armoured personnel carrier (APC) of the security forces was also damaged in the attack.

All injured were shifted to Peshawar's Lady Reading hospital for treatment.

Government sources said four militants were killed in reflationary action by security forces.

In another  incident, a bomb disposal squad defused a 10 kilogram bomb planted on a bicycle on Frontier Road.

The BDS  began searching for more bombs in the area.

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