6 policemen among 2 citizens martyred in exchange of fire during raid in Chilas
July 28, 2020
CHILAS (92 News) - Six policemen among two citizens belonging to the Gilgit Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) were martyred in an exchange of fire during a midnight raid in Diamer’s Chilas district on Tuesday. According to the Gilgit SP Diamer, the CTD officials raided at the house of an wanted offender and six policemen including an sub-inspector were martyred while four CTD officials were wounded in the exchange of fire. Two citizens were also killed in the exchange of fire between the police and accused. SSP Diamer an investigation was underway to determine who was responsible for the crime. He also said that the injured persons have been shifted to the hospital while the raid are being conducted in different areas for arresting the accused. Caretaker GB chief minister Mir Afzal Khan has directed IG Gilgit Baltistan to submit a report of the incident. “The suspects were involved in trading weapons, apart from terrorist activities,” he said.