One policeman martyred, another injured at F8 sector in Islamabad

31 Dec, 2018 4:10 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – One policeman martyred and another injured by the firing of unidentified armed men in the I-8 sector of the capital on Sunday.

As per reports, police said they received a call for help from a house in the sector, situated near Sangam market, after which the two policemen were told to reach there.

The police officers, Wasim and Arif Kazimi, were trying to stop the suspect from conducting a robbery in Sector I-8. However, he opened fire on the policemen and managed to escape.

Waseem succumbed to his wounds while Arif was shifted to PIMS hospital in critical condition. Arif Kazimi is said to be in a critical condition.

According to eyewitnesses, the suspects fled on two bikes, one which they snatched from nearby, and have reportedly entered into Rawalpindi.

Police said investigation into the incident is underway.

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