One policeman killed, another injured in Peshawar firing

PESHAWAR, 17 March: A policeman was killed and another sustained injuries in firing on a mobile van in Peshawar on Thursday night.

Police said a mobile van was on routine patrol in Tehkal when unidentified militants opened fire on it in Subhanabad area. Havaldar Mazhar was killed on the spot, while constable Muslim Jan sustained injuries, who was taken to hospital. A militant was also killed in retaliatory firing of police, while others escaped.

Police launched search operation in the area after the incident.

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