Bannu: One killed in ‘encounter’
BANNU: A suspected militant was killed and another sustained serious injuries in an encounter with Bannu police on Monday. The police, after getting information that four armed militants riding on a double-cabin Surf vehicle had entered the district for sabotage activities, arranged a police party headed by Bannu ASP Waqas Khan to chase the miscreants.
The police party after reaching Kingar Bridge was informed that the militants were spotted in Mitakhel area. The police rushed there and started chasing them. The militants opened fire on the police vehicle when they saw them in Bozikhel area. The police also retaliated. After a brief encounter two of the militants identified as Gul Nadeem and Mohammad Ghali sustained serious injuries and were rushed to district headquarters hospital Bannu.
But Gul Nadeem succumbed to his injuries on way to hospital while the condition of other injured was stated to be critical. The police were searching for the other two miscreants who were spotted on the vehicles but later during the encounter they were missing.
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