BUNER: A police official was gunned down by unidentified assailants in Ambela area of Buner district on Friday afternoon.
According to Buner DPO, Jehanzeb Bangash, Nawagai police officials received intelligence information and raided the hideout of some suspects in the remote Ambela mountainous region.
While trying to escape, the suspects opened fire at the police, killing Assistant Sub Inspector Amir Rangzeb on the spot. The suspects then made their escape to the other side of the mountain range.
The DPO further added after the incident a heavy contingent of police along with security forces rushed to the spot and cordoned it off. “They began a search for the suspects in the surrounding area,” he said.
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