Karachi: Traffic policeman martyred, another injured in gun attack
KARACHI: Yet in another attack, one traffic police personnel martyred while another injured when unidentified armed assailants on Monday evening opened fire on them on Abul Hassan Isphani road of the metropolis, ARY News reported.
The injured policeman has been shifted to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.
According to police, two armed motorcyclists targeted the personnel during the duty. The police have cordoned off the crime scene.
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However, the identification of the policemen could not be ascertained immediately. The assailants also stole and MP-5 SMG from the traffic officials, police sources said.
The incident was second in nature within a week. In another attack on July 21 (Friday), 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.