Suicide Attack at Pakistani Court Compound Kills Over a Dozen

March 7, 2016 11:20 AM

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Suicide Attack at Pakistani Court Compound Kills Over a Dozen

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Sixteen people were killed Monday morning, including two police officers, when a bomber detonated his suicide vest after shooting his way into a court compound about 20 miles north of Peshawar, a senior police official said.

The bomber forced his way through the main entrance of the subdistrict court in the town of Shabqadar around 11:30 a.m., the police said. Once inside, he shot an officer who tried to stop him for a search and then set off his suicide vest when another constable tackled him to stop him from entering ...

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