KARAK: Unidentified armed persons shot and injured a station house officer of Shah Salim police station on Sunday.

The police said that masked people opened firing on a police patrol team lead by SHO Saeed Khan in Shah Salim area.

As a result, the SHO sustained severe injuries and was rushed to District Headquarters Hospital where doctors said he is stable. The police said the attackers escaped after the attack. A case has been registered against unknown people and investigation underway.