Policeman assigned polio team security killed in Swabi firing

— File photo

— File photo

SWABI: A policeman was killed and one other was injured in Swabi on Friday when unknown motorcyclists opened fire on them as they were en route to provide security cover to a polio team, DawnNews reported.

According to local police, two police officials were on their way to perform security duties when unknown gunmen opened fire on them on Topi Road in Swabi. Subsequently, one police official was killed whereas the other sustained injuries.

The injured police official was shifted to Swabi Hospital where his condition was reported as critical.

Following the attack, security men cordoned off the area and a search operation went underway to apprehend those responsible.

Source: Dawn

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