CHARSADDA, 1 November: Three police personnel including a station house officer were killed in a gun-fight with unknown armed gunmen in the jurisdiction of Prang Police Station here on Wednesday.

Deputy Superintendent Iftikhar Shah told Tribal News Network (TNN) that a police team was carrying out search operation in Majoki village.

The police party led by SHO Ayub Khan, while acting on tip off, raided a house where suspected persons were hiding. The armed persons opened firing on the police party after seeing it arriving, leaving the SHO dead on the spot while two cops were injured.

The injured cops were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital where one cop identified as Shah Hussain succumbed to his injuries.

The police said that one suspect namely Zahir Shah was also killed in cross fire while his son Akhtar Hussain injured.