Gilgit (August 11, 2018): Three policemen have been martyred in firing by unidentified persons in Gilgit’s Kargah Nullah area on Saturday.
Police and rescue teams were dispatched to the crime scene soon after the attack. Two injured policeman were shifted to district headquarter hospital for medical treatment.
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According to details, unidentified suspects opened fire at Kargah check post, in which two policemen have been martyred, while two other police personnel were injured in the accident.According to police sources, two terrorists were also killed in retaliatory fire. According to police sources, deceased terrorist were involved Diamer schools attack.
Injured policemen have been shifted to District hospital. While investigation process has also been started.
A number of terrorism incidents have been reported from Gilgit Baltistan region lately. Earlier in August, at least 12 girls schools were attacked in Chilas, which is situated at a distance of 130 kilometres from Gilgit.Unidentified persons attacked the schools and damaged the property.
It was also said the attackers torched some items in the schools and set off bombs in two of them.
Following the attack, search operations were carried out in the region during which at least 16 suspects were arrested, according to the GB government.