Four policemen martyred in Lakki Marwat ambush

By: News Desk      Published: 08:37 AM, 27 Oct, 2021
Lakki marwat ambush
File photos of the martyred policemen.

Four policemen including an officer were martyred in an ambush in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s district of Lakki Marwat on Wednesday morning, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Unidentified gunmen riding motorcycles sprayed a police van with bullets near Zainuddin Petrol Pump and escaped from the scene.

The firing was so intense that all the policemen including as assistant sub-inspector died on the spot.

The martyred cops were identified as ASI Mustaqeem, Constable Yaqoob, Constable Inam and driver Rahimullah.

The Rescue personnel shifted the dead bodies of the policemen to Lakki City Hospital for post-mortem.

The police have cordoned off the whole area and launched a search operation to hunt down the gunmen.

A day earlier, unknown motorcyclists shot dead police constable, Ihsanullah, in Mandan area of Bannu. The slain cop was a detective foot constable and posted to the cantonment police station. The martyred policeman was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Bannu.


Reporter Farhatullah Babar