Peshawar: SP among 6 cops martyred in militants attack

SP among 6 cops martyred in militants attack

At least six police officials were martyred when militants attacked a police check post in Peshawar.

Militants attacked a joint FC and police check post in Ghaziabad area of Matni near Peshawar on Sunday night, killing six policemen including SP Rural Khursheed Khan and wounding 11 others.According to police, about 300 unidentified militants attacked the police post around 9:30pm on Sunday. Around 35 security officials present inside the police check post retaliated the attack and the exchange of firing continued for three hours.

The attackers also set ablaze the police check post and damaged several police vans.The dead and wounded police officials were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar where condition of the two inured is stated to be critical. – Dunyanews