Student killed, woman injured in police firing
PESHAWAR: A third year student of Government College Peshawar was killed and a woman seriously injured when police opened fire on a car on G.T. Road at Nanak Pura in the limits of Hashnagri police station here on Thursday evening, eyewitnesses said.
People at the crime scene told media persons that police were chasing suspected persons sitting in a car and as they opened fire at them the bullets hit a young boy identified as Waqar and a woman Neelum Begum of Nanak Pura area.
They were rushed to Lady Reading Hospital where Waqas succumbed to his injuries while the woman is stated to be out of danger. A police source said that two policemen, Naseer and Rabnawaz, of the Rider Squad were chasing a car when an encounter took place. He confirmed that the boy was killed in police firing. He said that both the policemen had been arrested.