Three policemen embrace martyrdom in Gilgit

GILGIT:  On Saturday, three police personnel were martyred and two other two sustain injuries as terrorists attacked a check post in Kargah, today.

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According to the police, eight to 10 terrorists attacked the check post in Manjiye area of Kargah, located at a distance of 45 kilometres from Gilgit.

In retaliatory fire two terrorists were killed, said police.

The injured personnel were taken to District Headquarters Hospital Gilgit, while police cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.

Earlier in this month, attacks by miscreants on schools designated for girls in Gilgit, Diamer sent shock waves to the entire country.

13 schools were torched by terrorists in the Gilgit region, as following investigations revealed the perpetrators to be Afghan based.

 

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