ISLAMABAD, Mar 30 (NNN-APP) – Four policemen were killed and six others injured, in two coordinated attacks on police, in Pakistan’s north-western Lakki Marwat district, in the wee hours today, a police spokesperson said.
Some unknown attackers stormed a check post in the district, with sophisticated weapons, injuring five policemen in an exchange of fire, the spokesperson said.
The attackers fled the scene, amid retaliatory fire by the police, who also called for an extra contingent of force for a search operation, said the police.
A police officer with his three gunmen and a driver left for the site, after receiving the information regarding the attack and was attacked on the way.
“The deputy superintendent of police, Iqbal Mohmand’s vehicle was attacked, when he was on the way to the check post,” the spokesperson added.
The attack left the officer and his three gunmen killed, while his driver got critically injured.
All the injured were shifted to a nearby hospital.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.– NNN-APP