Lakki Marwat ambush claims 4 cops’ lives

Lakki Marwat ambush claims 4 cops’ lives

Staff Report

PESHAWAR: Four policemen of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police were martyred on Wednesday in an ambush by unknown assailants on Mianwali Road, Lakki Marwat.
Reports said that unknown men started firing on the police mobile near Zainuddin Filling Station on Minawali Road, resulting in the death of four cops on the spot.
The deceased police officials were identified as ASI Yaqub Khan, Constable Mastaqim Paharkhel, Constable Inam Isakhel and driver Rahimullah Nawarkhel. The bodies of the deceased were moved to nearby hospital for medico-legal formalities after which they were handed over to the families of the slain cops.
Police said that they have collected evidence from the crime scene besides interviewing the witnesses present at the scene of the ambush.
Meanwhile, the funeral prayers of the slain policemen were held at Police Lines. The funeral was attended by Deputy Commissioner Raqbal Hussain, DPO Shehzad Abbas, SP Investigation Shafiq Wazir and DSP Iqbal Mohmand. The slain cops were also given a police salute to honour their services after the prayers.
Following the ambush, the assailants managed to flee the crime scene.
However, police teams have established pickets across the city and have started searching for the suspects involved in the attack.