Two policemen were martyred and another one sustained serious bullet injuries when two unidentified armed assailants opened fire at their vehicle in Old Sabzi Mandi area of the city on Wednesday (August 21). Inspector General (IG) Islamabad Aamir Zulfiqar has taken notice of the firing incident in an area of capital Islamabad, police station Sabzi Mandi.
The IG has constituted two teams for investigation of the matter while one team has been established in the chair of SSP CTD while other in the command of SSP investigation. Police officers present at the spot of firing incident carrying out the investigation while the IG has instructed to arrest the culprits using all the resources.
It is pertinent to mention here that two police personnel were shot dead in the limits of police station Sabzi Mandi while a policeman also was injured in the shooting incident.
Police officials, identified as Khurram Shehzad and Saqlain Saghir Haider, died on the spot while Constable Jahanzaib was taken to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in critical condition.
The attackers were on foot, who fled away after the incident, according to the officials. The policemen were on their routine duty to scan explosives in the vehicles crossing the toll plaza, they added.
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16 November, 2019