Three policemen shot dead in Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit (HRNW): At least three policemen were killed while two others were injured in an armed attack on a police check post near Kargah Nala area of Gilgit Baltistan region on Friday night,  Police said a suspected terrorist was also killed during the attack. As per details, unidentified assailants opened fire at the police personnel manning the check post. As a result, three personnel were killed while two others sustained wounds. A suspected attacker was also killed when the policemen returned fire. The deceased and the injured were shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital. Following the attack, a strong contingent of the police reached the site and cordoned it off to gather evidence. An extensive search is underway to arrest the attackers. A spokesperson of the Gilgit Baltistan regional government said preliminary investigation indicates that eight to ten terrorists attacked the check post.

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