ISLAMABAD, 26th May, 2016 (WAM) — A senior police officer has said that gunmen riding on motorcycles ambushed a vehicle carrying military forces in northwest Pakistan, killing three of them before fleeing.

The officer, Abbas Majeed Marwat, said the attackers targeted the vehicle of the Frontier Constabulary on Wednesday morning near Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province close to the borders with Afghanistan.

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the incident.

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