Peshawar: SSP, among 4 cops killed
PESHAWAR: At least four policemen including a Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) laid down their lives in the line of duty after militants attacked a check post in Matanai area here on Sunday night, Geo News reported. According to sources, a number of heavily armed men opened fire at the police and upon drawing a retaliatory fire hurled an incendiary at the check post setting it on fire. SSP Rural, Khurshid Khan and three other junior police officers were martyred in the attack. At least 12 cops were reported to have been injured, who were shifted to the hospital. A heavy backup was on its way to the check post under attack, police authorities told Geo News.