Motorway police additional IG injured, brother dead in firing incident near Rawalpindi

07:13 PM | 10 Sep, 2021
Motorway police additional IG injured, brother dead in firing incident near Rawalpindi
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ISLAMABAD - National Highways and Motorways Police (NHMP) Additional IG Sajjad Afzal Afridi was injured and his brother was killed after unknown gunmen opened fire on their vehicle on the motorway near Rawalpindi on Friday evening. 

NHMP in a tweet said that the senior officer was chasing a suspect vehicle on M1 when the incident happened at Fateh Jhang Interchange. 

The additional IG received two bullets while his younger brother, Nauman Afzal, succumbed to the injuries. The motorways police officer is said to be in stable condition after he underwent surgery at PIMS, Islamabad. 

Nauman Afzal was serving as chief economist officer in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said media reports. 

More info to follow...