Peshawar: Grenade attack hurts 4 cops
PESHAWAR: Four policemen of Excise and Taxation Department were wounded when unidentified outlaws threw a hand-grenade at them in the limits of Peshtakhara Police Station on Saturday evening.
A police source said that a mobile squad of the excise department had information about transportation of huge quantity of narcotics from tribal area.
They were patrolling on the Ring Road when the outlaws hurled a hand-grenade at them from a nearby field.
The injured policemen were identified as head constable Gulzar of Kakshal, head constable Rahamdad of Malakander, constables Israrullah of Peshawar and Saqib Ali of Manki Sharif, Nowshera.
They were taken to the Khyber Teaching Hospital where two of them were stated to be in critical condition.
The mobile van (A-9859) of excise department was also damaged in the attack.