ASI martyred, 2 constables injured in grenade assault in Swabi: police – Pakistan
An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of police was martyred and two constables have been injured in a grenade assault in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Swabi district on Friday, police mentioned.
In keeping with a press release by Swabi police, ASI Sahir Khan and Constables Gul Nasib and Ijaz have been performing beat duties in Yar Hussain Bazaar earlier than Iftar to make sure the sleek move of site visitors within the space and keep away from any untoward incident.
From there, they left for Yar Hussain Police Station for Iftar, the assertion mentioned, including that “unknown accused/militants” threw a hand grenade inside their automobile whereas they have been on their approach.
In keeping with police, the incident occurred at 6:24pm and ASI Khan was martyred within the assault.
The police assertion mentioned Constable Nasib sustained “critical accidents” and was moved to Mardan Medical Complicated for therapy whereas Constable Ijaz suffered minor accidents.
Police have initiated a search operation within the space for the arrest of the “militants”, the assertion added.
In January, a policeman was injured when unidentified assailants had hurled grenades at Yar Hussain police station.
District Police Officer captain (retired) Najamul Hussain had mentioned on the time that it was the primary assault on a police station within the district following an increase in terror assaults by banned militant group Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan in KP.