Mardan police kill vendor suspecting him of being bomber

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PESHAWAR: Police  have shot and killed a vendor they suspected of being a suicide bomber in Mardan.

Officer Mumtaz Khan says the vendor was riding a bicycle and didn’t stop at a checkpoint outside a courthouse in Mardan city.

He says the police first rammed a vehicle into the bicycle when the vendor didn’t listen to warning shouts and shot him when he tried to run away.

Khan says the man died later, and that no explosives or weapons were found-AP