Three policemen were martyred as unidentified gunmen attacked a police van in the Nowshera district in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
According to the district police officer (DPO) Nowshera, the police van parked inside the Soryakhel check post came under attack. Three policemen including a hawaldar and two jawans were martyred.
The rescue teams shifted all the martyred police personnel to District Headquarters Hospital in ambulances.
Meanwhile, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has taken notice of the incident and sought report from IG Police.
On November 16, at least six policemen were martyred in a fierce gun attack in Wanda Shahab Khel area of Lakki Marwat District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
According to police, unknown miscreants opened fire on a mobile during routine patrolling in Lakki Marwat.
As a result, six policemen — including an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) — were martyred in the gun attack.
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The martyred cops include ASI Ilm Deen, Detective Foot Constable Ahmed Nawaz, Lower Head Constable Zubair, Frontier Reserve Police’s sepoy Usman Ali, Constable Mahmood Khan, and driver Dil Jan.