ASI, 3 militants killed in Peshawar clash
PESHAWAR: Three alleged militants and a policeman were killed and another official sustained injuries in a clash at Jamrud Road here in the small hours of Monday.
Capital City Police Officer Liaquat Ali told journalists that a police party led by assistant sub-inspector Sajid Iqbal Khan was on a routine patrol when militants attacked their vehicle near Hayatabad Industrial Estate at about 2am.
He said that at least 20 people armed with sophisticate weapons opened indiscriminate fire on the police van from the rooftop of a building in Khushaal Market. The ASI and another policeman identified as Bakhshis Khan of Naguman Charsadda sustained bullet injuries in the attack.