Categories: Latest News

Policeman martyred as Taliban attack polio vaccination team in Tank, KP

A policeman was martyred as unidentified gunmen attacked the polio vaccination team in the Tank, Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Saturday.

As being reported, unidentified gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire on a police party escorting a two-woman polio team in Tank district on Saturday.

One policeman was seriously wounded and later succumbed to injuries while another was rushed to a hospital.

The armed men fled the spot, while the police have launched a search operation to find the culprits, Tank District Police Officer (DPO) Sajjad Ahmed.

The police and FC personnel were guarding the polio teams in the Chadrar area situated on main Wana Road when gunmen opened fire, DPO said.

“The gunmen, who were on a motorbike, targeted police personnel guarding the [polio] team,” the DPO said, adding that Havaldar Iqbal died of bullet wounds and FC officer Ritaj Khan was injured.

Related Post

 

On the other hand, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)  has claimed the latest attack.

The TTP claimed the death toll at two, in a statement issued by spokesman Muhammad Khurasani.

The banned outfit accused security forces of killing some of their fighters and violating the one-month truce.

The attack comes a day after the banned outfit announced ending the ceasefire with the government of Pakistan.

NewsDesk

Recent Posts

  • Entertainment News

Money Heist Korea – Joint Economic Area Review: Don’t watch keeping La Casa de Papel in minds

Money Heist Korea - Joint Economic Area, Netflix's much-awaited remake of the Spanish series has…

7 hours ago
  • Bollywood News

Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan: First Look Revealed

“Shah Rukh Khan’s look from ‘Pathaan’ has finally been unveiled. The first look at SRK…

9 hours ago
  • Latest News

Fake News Alert: SBP has not finalised design for Rs75 commemorative note

State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has refuted claims circulating on social media regarding a commemorative…

9 hours ago
  • Latest News

Rangers release journalist, social media activist Arsalan Khan

Rangers have released journalist and social media activist Arsalan Khan. Arsalan Khan was taken away…

10 hours ago
  • Latest News

FIA arrests alleged mastermind of Mumbai attacks

The Federal Investigations Agency (FIA) has arrested suspect Sajid Mir with the aid of law…

11 hours ago
  • Sports News

Legendary Zaheer Abbas still in intensive care, brother requests prayers

Legendary Zaheer Abbas is still in intensive care, his brother requests prayers! Asian Bradman Zaheer…

11 hours ago