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Two Ohio police officers shot dead responding to 911 call

COLUMBUS: Two Ohio police officers were shot to death on Saturday while responding to a domestic disturbance in the Columbus suburb of Westerville, and a suspect was wounded and is in custody, officials said. The two officers were immediately fired upon when they entered an apartment responding to a 911 call that had hung up, Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said at a news conference. “These were two of the best we had. This was their calling and they did it right,” said Morbitzer, his voice halting and thick with…

Police baton-charge sacked cops during protest in Karachi

KARACHI: Police officers who were sacked from their services over pay dispute in their hiring resorted to protest outside Karachi Press Club, galvanizing on-duty cops into action against the protesters. The protesting ex-policemen, demanding release of their pending salaries, had to brave water cannons, baton-charge by fellow police officers during the protest. It all started, according to our correspondent, when one of the ex-cops attempted to commit self-immolation while police contingent tried to stop him, leading…

Jakarta suicide bombing kills three police officers

JAKARTA: A suicide bombing attack outside a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Wednesday killed three police officers, the latest assault to hit the Muslim-majority country as it struggles with a surge of terror plots. Several other police officers and civilians were injured when two bombers launched the attack in a street next to the station, which sent panicked people running for their lives and clouds of black smoke billowing into the sky. Human body parts and shattered glass were strewn across…

CM Punjab orders deployment of Pashtu-speaking police officers for PSL final

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif has ordered deployment of a contingent of Pashtu-speaking officers of Punjab Police at Qaddafi stadium to facilitate Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators fans. He said Jee Aya Nu! (welcome) to fans coming from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Baluchistan and other parts of the country to attend Pakistan Super League (PSL) final match in Lahore. Read More: Punjab govt announces traffic management plan for PSL final Peshawar Zalmi have qualified for PSL 2017 final as they beat…

Bannu police station attack injures two police officers

BANNU: Two police officers were injured as terrorists rammed an explosive-laden car at Bannu's Mandan Police Station, ARY News reported on Tuesday. According to initial reports, the attackers rammed the car -- filled with explosives at the main gate of the police station -- due to which some portions of the building demolished. Intense firing was also reported in the area following the attack. The windows of the buildings located near the police station also shattered by the intensity of the explosion whereas the…

Over 2, 000 police officers receive IT training in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: More than 2, 000 police officers/ officials have received Information Technology (IT) training at Police School of Information Technology, Peshawar, said a release. According to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police press release, to cater for the training needs of the police officers / officials working on the IT tools throughout the province, KP police established Police School of Information Technology in September 2015 on the direction of Inspector General of Police KP Nasir Khan Durrani. “It is now mandatory…

Fake cops walk off with gold worth over $5mln in Japan

TOKYO: Thieves posing as police officers walked off with more than $5 million of gold after telling a group of men simply to hand it over, Japanese media reported Wednesday. The fake cops stopped the group and demanded briefcases that contained the yellow metal, telling them: "We know it's smuggled," the Asahi Shimbun reported. Apparently taken in by the disguise, the victims gave the pretend police what they asked for and watched as they drove off. The heist, in Fukuoka, happened as the men were on their way to…