KARACHI: Unidentified assailants riding on motorbikes fired and killed three police officers as they patrolled in their official car in PIB during the early hours of Thursday, Express News reported.
The police car had been dispatched from the nearby Ferozabad police station where they had been assigned.
The attack killed three officers including an Assistant Sub Inspector. They were identified as ASI Ghani Bakhsh, Constables Mohammad Ramzan and Mohammad Nisar.
The bodies were shifted to Jinnah Hospital.
Relatives of the decease have been compensated by the police to take the bodies to their home towns. The body of Ghani Baksh will be taken to Naushero Feroz, Mohammad Nisar to Haripur and Mohammad Ramzan to Sukkur.
Police revealed that they had managed to recover empty shells of the bullets shot at the officers, supposedly fired from an AK-47.