2 cops escorting polio workers shot dead in KP’s Mardan

03:25 PM | 9 Jun, 2021
2 cops escorting polio workers shot dead in KP’s Mardan

PESHAWAR – Two police officers escorting a team of polio health workers were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Mardan city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday.

The report in Daily Pakistan Urdu cited that the law enforcement personnel were returning after escorting a team of polio health workers when unidentified attackers on motorbikes shot them. The deceased cops are identified as Syed Ali Raza and Shakir.

DSP Shahbaz Garhi while speaking with a news outlet confirmed that a heavy contingent of local law enforcers rushed to the site and cordoned off the area. A search operation is underway to nab the perpetrators, he added. Meanwhile, the dead bodies have been shifted to Mardan Hospital.

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