Policeman martyred in yet another gun attack in Lahore

Policeman martyred in yet another gun attack in Lahore


Entry, exit points of the city were sealed

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LAHORE (Dunya News) - A policeman was martyred when an assailant on a bike opened fire on him in Taxali here on Wednesday night, Dunya News reported. 

The deceased, identified as constable Ghulam Rasool, was standing at a shop when he was targeted. 

This is the second murder of a policeman in a week; four days ago, a sub-inspector was gunned down when he was on his way home after duty in Misri Shah. 

On information, police reached the crime scene and started investigation. 

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After the murder of the cop, police carried out a general hold-up in the provincial metropolis and sealed exit and entry points of the city, with an order to police to have weapons with them even after finishing duty and not to wear uniform when are off duty. 

Police are said to have traced the number of motorcycle of the attacker and also indentified the owner.