DM Jamali: Cop, assailant killed in Jaffarabad
DERA MURAD JAMALI: A policeman was killed while two others were injured in an armed attack on a police checkpost in Dolatpur area of Jaffarabad district late on Wednesday.
An assailant was also shot dead in retaliatory fire by the police. “Head Constable Akhtar Hussain died, while Sabir Hussain and Ghulam Nabi suffered bullet wounds as armed men opened indiscriminate fire on the checkpost,” said a police official. He said one of the assailants was shot dead when the cops repulsed the attack. Heavy contingent of police reached the site of the attack soon after the incident and rushed the victims to the Civil Hospital for treatment. Police threw a cordon around scene of the crime and launched a search for the culprits.