It's the first time the devout Muslim group, the Taliban, has done this. They rarely use female homicide bombers; this is indicative of their unwavering belief, faith and commitment to jihad.
Taliban: Militant and wife staged attack on Pakistani police MSNBC
Pair, armed with assault rifles and hand grenades, raided compound and took a dozens hostage for several hours
The pair, armed with assault rifles and hand grenades, raided the compound and took a dozen policemen hostage for several hours in a town near the region of South Waziristan, a major al-Qaida and Taliban sanctuary on the Afghan border.
The Taliban rarely use women suicide bombers. The attack suggests they are adopting new tactics in a campaign to topple the U.S.-backed government.
The Taliban husband and wife team shot dead five policemen and later blew themselves up after being attacked by commandos, killing seven more policemen who died of their wounds overnight, police said.
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