LAHORE: Two policemen have been martyred in a gunfight with dacoits that came about in Manga Mandi on the locality of Shamke Bhattian on Monday, ARY News reported.
Police instructed the media that armed dacoits have been looting residents in Shamke Bhattian when the policemen rushed there. After seeing the policemen, the dacoits opened hearth at ASI Muhammad Asim and Constable Muhammad Shahid.
ASI Muhammad Asim was martyred on the spot following the firing of the dacoits, whereas, constable Muhammad Shahid succumbed to his wounds whereas receiving remedy on the hospital.
CCPO Lahore Ghulam Mahmood Dogar instantly reached the crime scene. The CCPO Lahore directed the authorities to right away arrest the dacoits.
Earlier in November, no less than seven policemen together with a district superintendent of police (DSP) and two station head officers (SHOs) have been martyred as bandits attacked a police camp situated in katcha space of Ghotki, Sindh.
According to police, bandits had attacked a police picket in Rawanti, a katcha space of Ghotki with rocket launchers. In the gun battle, seven cops embraced martyrdom together with DSP Abdul Malik Bhutto and two SHOs.
The dacoits had additionally held 20 policemen hostage within the camp and took management of 10 police autos.