KARACHI: Yet in another attack, a policeman was martyred and another injured when unidentified armed assailants opened fire on them near Northern Bypass of Karachi on Thursday, ARY News reported.
According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir Rao Anwar, both police personnel were going to home after performing their duties when unidentified motorcyclists targeted them. They were deployed at a police check post in Gulshan Maymar area.
The duo was taken to a hospital in Gulshan Iqbal in an injured condition where one of them succumbed to his injuries during medical treatment.
Reaching the crime scene, police officials cordoned off the area. The identification of the policemen could not be ascertained immediately.
The incident was third within a month as on July 24, one traffic police personnel martyred while another injured when unidentified armed assailants opened fire on them on Abul Hassan Ispahani road of the metropolis.
Earlier on July 21, three policemen were martyred when armed assailants targeted their vehicle in Korangi area of Karachi.
The unidentified armed assailants on motorcycles opened fire on a vehicle of Awami Colony Police Station in Korangi area, leaving two policemen and a 10-year old kid dead on the spot. Another cop was injured during the gun attack who succumbed to his wounds in the hospital during medical treatment.
Earlier on June 23, four policemen were martyred in a gun attack in Karachi’s SITE area when they were breaking their fast near Siemens Chowrangi.