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Pakistani police: Grenade attack at army recruiting center in country's northwest wounds 10

Pakistani police say two men on a motorcycle threw hand grenades at the main gate of an army recruiting center in the country's northwest, wounding 10 people.

Senior police official Ghulam Mohammed says Tuesday's attack took place in the garrison town of Risalpur in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. He says the injured included civilians and security personnel. The attackers fled the scene.

The attack comes days after suicide bombers struck a Pakistani air force base in the same province. Four people died in Saturday's attack on the base in the northwestern city of Peshawar.

The province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is located on the edge of Pakistan's tribal region, the main sanctuary for al-Qaida and Taliban in the country.

The province has witnessed scores of attacks, most of them blamed on Taliban.