DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistani – Pakistani police say rebels hit a police convoy with a bombing raid (1
Mohammad Khurasani, a spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban, asserted responsibility for the attack and warning of further attacks in the future
Dera Ismail Khan is a central city in the northeast of the country and a gateway to the tribal regions of North and West South Waziristan, which until recently served as the base for local Taliban army as a result of operations killed or captured fighters.
Violence, however, persisted in the city.
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