Peshawar: Station House Officer SHO of Hayatabad police was killed and two police men injured when unidentified persons opened at his vehicle near Karkhano Market on Wednesday.
The injured included his driver and gunman who along with other injured were shifted to Hayatabad Medical Complex in critical condition.
Superintend police cant Faisal while told journalist that SHO Mira Jan along with his police guard was escorting Nato supply vehicles at Karkhano when three unknown militants opened fire at him.
He said the attacker were riding on motorcycle and they attacked the police vehicle near Azeem Market, resultantly SHO Mira Jan died on the spot while his driver Ibrar along and gunman Sajjad as well as two pedestrians were severely injured.
SP said Police retaliated the attack however unknown militants managed to escape. He said.
Heavy contingents of police rushed to the site and launched search operation in surrounding areas.
Meanwhile The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan TTP spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan claimed the responsibility of killing thee SHO.