Policemen Shot Dead in Peshawar

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Monday, 29 June 2015 15:20

PESHAWAR: A head constable was shot dead by unknown men in Jabba Suhail area of Yakatut here on Monday.

According to Police Control Line, Head Constable Nigar Ali was on his way to duty when he was gunned down by unidentified assailants in Jabba Suhail. He died on the spot.

Police reached the site of attack, and launched an investigation into the attack.

The motive of the killing could not be ascertained till the filing of this report.

Earlier, last week, Head Constable Hashmat was killed and two others — including a policeman — were injured when unknown men opened on them at Peshawar's Judicial Complex.

Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, lies on the edge of Pakistan's tribal areas which have been labelled by Washington as the main sanctuary for Al Qaeda and Taliban militants in the country.

The city has seen frequent attacks by militants in the past few years, with targets ranging from civilians to policemen and other law enforcement personnel

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