Three cops shot dead in Peshawar ambush


Peshawar, June 15 (TNS): At least three police personnel were shot dead by unknown gunmen in an attack near Chamkani area of Peshawar.

According to officials, the police personnel were on a routine patrol after iftar when three armed persons riding a bike targeted the police their vehicles.

As a result of the ambush, constables Umer Hayat, Shahid and Intikhab Alam died on spot while head constable Sheraz sustained injuries.

The police party retaliated to the assailants’ firing, killing one of the three militants.

Two attackers managed to flee.