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Eight people including 5 policemen martyred in firing, blast incidents in D I Khan

Eight people including 5 policemen martyred in firing, blast incidents in D I Khan
July 21, 2019

D I KHAN (92 News) - Eight people including five policemen were martyred and 22 others suffered injuries in two 'linked to each other' acts of terrorism in Dera Ismail Khan on Sunday, police and rescuers said.

Two unidentified assailants, who were riding a motorcycle, opened fire on on-duty policemen at Kotla Saidan check-post on Daraban Road. The firing left two police constables fatally wounded.

Following the firing incident, a suspected female suicide blast outside the emergency ward of the district hospital left three policemen and as many civilians martyred while 22 others wounded.

The bomber blew herself up soon after the dead bodies of policemen, who were attacked at the check-post, were brought to the district hospital by their fellow policemen.

According to District Police Officer D I Khan Saleem Riaz, the two incidents were related to each other and the prime targets were to attack police force. 

He said the suicide bomber turned to a 16-year-old girl.

The security forces cordoned off the entire vicinity and began search operation.

Police shifted the bodies for autopsy.

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