Two cops martyred in Karachi

09:23 AM | 17 Jun, 2019
Two cops martyred in Karachi
KARACHI - Two policemen were shot dead in Pakistan's sprawling southern metropolis, Karachi on Monday.

According to SSP West, unknown assailants opened fire on the cops identified as Allah Dita and Ahmed Ali; they were then rushed to a hospital, however, they succumbed to their injuries.

'The policemen were heading to Orangi Town police station,' Shaukat Ali Khatian shared.

The police official confirmed that the incident appeared to be target killing, adding that investigations were underway.

He elaborated that the policemen were resident of Saeedabad and belonged to Sindh Reserve Police. Police say 9mm gun was used in the murder.

Meanwhile, the Karachi police chief took notice of the incident and sought a detailed report from SSP West.