Four cops shot dead in Lakki Marwat

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Our Correspondent
Lakki Marwat

At least four policemen were shot dead when unidentified assailants sprayed their vehicle with bullets in Lakki Marwat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday night, police said.

According to police officials, the cops were patrolling in a van near a local hotel, located around six kilometres off Lakki City when gunmen riding a motorcycle waylaid them and opened fire.

As a result, the four cops in the vehicle died on the spot. Their bodies were subsequently shifted to a nearby hospital.

District Police Officer Shehzad Umar told media that unidentified armed men ambushed the police van at around 10:45pm on Tuesday, resulting in the deaths of the four cops.

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