Terrorists martyr two policemen in Charsadda

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4 abducted workers rescued, kidnappers killed

At least two policemen lost their lives while another sustained injuries on Saturday after terrorists attacked a security check post in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda district.

The police said in a statement that the militants opened fire on the check post in Dheri Zadad area of the district, leaving three cops injured.

However, police official identified as Imran succumbed to his injuries while being shifted to the hospital and another cop Ramiz died during treatment at the DHQ hospital, the police said in a statement.

DPO Sohail Khalid said that police have launched a search operation in the area to arrest the assailants.

The attack comes two days after two police officials lost their lives while three others sustained injuries in a terrorist attack led by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan on a security check post in Khyber district.

Meanwhile, four kidnapped workers of an oil company were rescued, two abductors killed and three people injured after exchange of fire here Saturday.

The security forces on an intelligence tip-off launched search operation for recovery of kidnapped oil company workers in Hamzoi area of North Waziristan.

In exchange of fire between security forces and the kidnappers, four abducted workers were rescued, two kidnappers killed, a security official and two workers of oil company were injured.

The security forces took the bodies of killed kidnappers in custody and the injured were shifted to FTC Hospital Miranshah for treatment.