2 killed in suicide blast in Pakistan



PAIZOO, Pakistan (AP) — Police say two people have been killed in a suicide car bomb attack on a police station in northwest Pakistan.

Police officer Sana Ullah said officers opened fire on the vehicle, which blew up at the gate of the station in the Lakki Marat district. The driver was killed in the blast.

He says the other two dead were shopkeepers. Several policemen and bystanders were injured.

Islamist militants have carried out hundreds of attacks against Pakistani security force, government and western targets since 2007. At least 35,000 people have been killed.