DI Khan: Constable gunned down
DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Unidentified attackers gunned down a constable on duty at the district headquarters hospital here on Thursday night, police and hospital sources said.
The police said Constable Sohail Abbas was on duty at the DHQ hospital when some gunmen attacked him. He died instantly.
The attackers escaped the area after the incident. Senior police officials reached the spot after receiving information about the killing. DIG, Dera Ismail Khan range, also visited the hospital to supervise the situation. The cant police station registered case against unidentified accused and started investigation.
Meanwhile, the police launched a crackdown against proscribed religious organisations in the wake of fresh wave of violence in the Dera city and arrested eight suspects.