PESHAWAR (Dunya News) - The funeral prayers of three policemen who were martyred in militants firing in Peshawar s Chamkani area were offered on late Thursday night, Dunya News reported.
Governot Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Zafar Iqbal Jhagra, Corps Commander Peshawar Nazir Ahmad Butt, IG police Salahud Din and other high civil and military officials attended the funeral prayers.
The dead bodies of the martyred policemen were later shifted to their native towns for burial.
Talking of media after the funeral prayers, SSP Operation Muhammad Sajjad said that three policemen, Umar Hayat, Shahid and Intikhab Alam, were martyred when militants opened fire on the officers vehicle in Peshawar s Chamkani area. One terrorist was also killed when police retuned the fire while his accomplice managed to escape.
He further informed that the area was cordoned off after the firing incident and search operation was underway to arrest the other militant involved in the attack.