ANF soldier martyred in operation against drug smugglers

By: News Desk      Published: 01:17 PM, 7 Aug, 2020
ANF soldier martyred in operation against drug smugglers

A soldier of Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) was martyred and three others were injured during an operation against drug peddlers in Murree’s Manga area on Friday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

According to details, the ANF team on a tip-off raided a house in the Manga area as part of an operation against drug smugglers, who opened fire on the ANF personnel. Resultantly, a soldier was martyred and three others were injured.

After the shootout, more contingent of police was rushed to the area. After hectic manoeuvres, the ANF personnel arrested six drug smugglers from the house. The ANF team cordoned off the area and launched a hunt for other accused.

The ANF personnel seized a large quantity of narcotics worth millions from the house.

Last month, two personnel of Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) were martyred and six injured in an attack lodged by terrorists in Mashkel tehsil of Balochistan.