Gunned down: Daudzai SHO, driver shot dead

A large number of police personnel were dispatched to launch a search operation in the area following the incident.


Riaz Ahmad August 02, 2013
A large number of police personnel were dispatched to launch a search operation in the area following the incident. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

PESHAWAR:


The station house officer (SHO) of Daudzai and his driver were killed when unidentified militants ambushed their vehicle on Aryana Road on the outskirts of the city on Thursday night.


Daudzai SHO Amir Sultan was on routine patrol along with his driver Javed and gunman Imranullah when militants sprayed the vehicle with bullets. Amir Sultan and Javed died on the spot while Imranullah was seriously injured and rushed to Lady Reading Hospital (LRH). Taking advantage of the darkness, the attackers managed to escape after the assault.

A large number of police personnel were dispatched to launch a search operation in the area following the incident.

Amir Sultan is the second SHO to be killed in targeted attacks on police officials this year. In June, Hayatabad SHO Mira Jan was gunned down in a similar fashion in broad daylight.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 3rd, 2013.

long with khasadars would be deployed along the routes and passengers and vehicles would be stopped for checking at all check posts. No one will be allowed to carry weapons, he added.

 

Zeb said if the tribesmen cooperate, the political administration would soon open the Bara Bazaar as well. He maintained they will also chalk out a plan for the repatriation of IDPs from Tirah after Ramazan.

Concluding the press briefing, Additional Political Agent Attaur Rehman along with Assistant Political Agent Nasir Khan promised they will walk alongside journalists and tribesmen on the road to Bara today (Saturday).

Published in The Express Tribune, August 3rd, 2013.

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