Mianwali: Cop killed in encounter with killers
MIANWALI: Two people, including a police constable, were killed at Afghan Refugee Camp No 6, Kot Chandna on Wednesday. Two families of the Nurzai living in G Sector of the camp had an exchange of fire over a petty issue. As a result, Sher Agha was killed while Sher Khan and Zar Bibi were injured. The camp authorities called the police to settle the issue. Kalabagh SHO Ahmed Abbas Khan with a heavy contingent of the police reached the spot and besieged the house where five killers were hiding. On seeing the police, the killers opened fire at them. Constable Ahmed Nawaz Khan, son of Amir Muhammad of Paikhel, died.
A killer, Iqbal, was injured and shifted to Mianwali DHQ Hospital. When contacted, DPO Zubair Dareshak said that the police were chasing the culprits who had fled to nearby mountains. He hoped that the killers would be arrested soon. No case was registered till the filing of this report.