Armed men attack Kohat district court; no causalities

KOHAT: Armed men attacked a local district court in Kohat town of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. No loss of live was reported as intense firing was underway.

Sources said exchange of fire took place between the attackers and security forces within premises of the Kohat district court.

According to preliminary reports, no causalities took place in the attack as troops surrounded the area and evacuated people from the court and offices.

The attack came when APC was being held in Islamabad to devise strategy against terrorism, including possibilities of holding dialogue with Taliban militants or else a full-fledged military operation against them.