An Elite Force official embraced martyrdom while three dacoits were gunned down in a shootout occurred near Dinga in Gujrat, the police confirmed.
According to police spokesperson, an Elite Force soldier Zulfiqar Haider embraced martyrdom in the firefight.
The local lawmen said that on a tip-off, a special squad went after the ‘suspected criminals’ who started firing as soon as they watched the police.
The lawmen repulsed the attack killing three of six suspects. Sources in the police said another three cronies are on the run and a hunt for those is on.