SP martyred, three cops injured in exchange of fire in KP’s Mardan


Meanwhile, a policeman was also injured in a separate firing incident in Peshawar on Monday

PESHAWAR: A senior police official was martyred and three others sustained injuries in an intelligence-based operation against terrorists in the early hours of Tuesday morning in Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Ijaz Khan embraced martyrdom while a deputy superintendent of police (DSP) was injured in the operation.

According to the counter-terrorism department (CTD), two wanted terrorists were also killed in the exchange of fire in Mardan’s Katlang tehsil. One of them included Mohsin Kadir, who was a most wanted militant.

The injured police officials were shifted to a hospital soon after the incident. 

Following the incident, the funeral prayers of SP Ijaz were performed and were attended by District Police Officer (DPO) Najeeb and other police officials.

Cop martyred in firing incident

On the other hand, a police officer, Qaisar Khan, also embraced martyrdom after he was gunned down by unidentified motorcyclists on Monday night in Pesha