A police sub-inspector and his security personnel were shot dead by unidentified assailants on Thursday in Peshawar city of Pakistan. The attackers opened fire on his car, which is apparently a case of targeted murder. Police said that sub-inspector Shakeel Khan was in-charge of a police station (SHO) in Peshawar and was on regular patrol when unidentified gunmen ambushed his car and opened fire indiscriminately.
The SHO and his security personnel died on the spot. The attackers fled from the spot after carrying out the attack.
Attacks on police and security personnel have increased in the restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in the past few months.
In February this year, Baloch separatists carried out a major attack in south-west Pakistan. 9 Pakistani soldiers were killed in this attack. A day later, Tehreek-e-Taliban-Pakistan (TTP) attacked again and 6 Pakistani soldiers were killed in this attack but Pakistani army claimed only 5 soldiers killed. Was.
The Pakistan Army said that Pakistani troops gave a befitting reply and according to intelligence reports the terrorists had suffered a lot. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which is banned in Pakistan, had claimed responsibility for the attack. Tehreek-e-Taliban is a terrorist organization that flourished in Pakistan, which has links with the Taliban who fled to Pakistan after fleeing from Afghanistan after the US attack years ago. is. After the occupation of Taliban in Afghanistan, Tehrki-e-Taliban has started raising its head in Pakistan as well.