SHO among 2 cops killed in Mardan clash
PESHAWAR: SHO Mazhar Shah and ASI Mukhtayar Khan, Par Hoti Police Station Mardan and four attackers were killed during a bloody encounter at Iranabad area on Fatima Road in Mardan District, police said.
The encounter started when police, on receiving a tip-off, raided the hideouts of suspected terrorists and asked them to surrender. Instead, the terrorists fired a volley of bullets at police that was retaliated.
During the exchange of firing, Mazhar Shah and Mukhtayar Khan were martyred and four attackers were killed. A police constable also sustained several wounds. The police launched a search operation in the area.