Two cops gunned down while performing duty with polio team


KP IGP seeks report into killing of two policemen in Mardan
wo police constables performing duty with a polio team were killed in firing incident at Phalo Dheri Rustam in the limits of Chura police station, police and local sources said. Constable Ali Raza and Shakar were performing duty with polio team.
Sources added that both the constable was coming back on motorbike during that time unidentified accused allegedly started firing on them near Phalo Dheri Bridge. Sources added that constable Ali Raza and Shakar died on the spot. The accused managed to escape. The dead bodies were shifted to the Hospital. The police rushed to the site soon after the incident and cordoned off the area.
Police started search operation in the area however no arrest were made till filling this report. Meanwhile, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police chief Sanaullah Abbasi taking notice of firing on anti-polio team and killing of two police men in the incident, sought report from DIG and DPO Mardan.
Condemning the incident, IGP said that it was a cowardly attack by the terrorists and assured that soon the culprits involved in the heinous crime would be apprehended and punished severely.