Mastung: 4 cops gunned down
QUETTA: As reported by the Dawn News on Monday, four policemen were gunned down when armed men on motorbikes opened fire on their van near Mastung on Sunday.
The police van carrying salary of the department came under attack in Kardigab area.
Those killed in the attack were identified as Nazir Lehri, Saeed Ahmed, Nazir Ahmed and Mohammad Arif.
According to sources, the assailants fled to the hills after the attack.
AFP adds: “Three police recruits were killed on the spot. Another died on the way to the hospital,” local police official Abdul Salam said.
He said that two more policemen were injured. The casualties were confirmed by a local government official. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.