ISLAMABAD: A policeman was killed and another injured when some armed miscreants opened gunfire at a police party in the federal capital late today, SAMAA reported Friday.
According to details, a police party intercepted two suspected motorcyclists near a picket in Sector I-10 around 9pm; however, the motorcyclists suddenly opened gunfire at the police personnel, critically injuring Head Constable Iqbal and Constable Abdul Aziz.
The two were shifted to PIMS Hospital, where head constable Iqbal succumbed to injuries. Body of the deceased was shifted for post mortem. The injured police is being given medical treatment at the hospital.
Talking to media after visiting the hospital, SSP Dr. Rizwan said the search for the miscreants has been kick-started, as the security had already been heightened following today’s assassination of two religious leaders in Sector I-10 and police patrol was ramped up around the city. –SAMAA