Militants Killed Three Policemen in Cross-Fire

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Wednesday, 02 September 2015 11:08

PESHAWAR: At least three policemen were shot dead and six others were injured in an attack by suspected militants on a police vehicle in Peshawar's Urmarh area on Wednesday.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Operations Mian Saeed said that a contingent of police was carrying out a search operation in Urmarh when militants suddenly opened fire at their van.

Saeed confirmed that three cops were killed and six others sustained injuries in the ambush.

The policemen responded with firing, and the cross-fire lasted for some time, police sources said.

According to SSP Saeed, police have cordoned off the area and a search and strike operation is being carried out.

The SSP said the assailants in the attack were wanted militants.

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