LAKKI MARWAT: Unknown attackers shot dead a policeman near the Link Road Chowk in Bannu on Monday night.

Official sources said head constable Mohammad Sadiq Khan was on duty at the Chowk in the limits of township police station when he came under attack.

The cop died instantly while the attackers escaped. Afterwards, a contingent of police reached the venue and launched a search operation for arrest of the culprits.

The body of the martyred cop, who belonged to Abakhel area of Lakki Marwat district, was shifted to the district headquarters hospital, the officials said.

Separately, three people were killed and as many injured when wall of an under-construction house collapsed in Daudshah locality of Bannu on Monday.

The incident occurred in the limits of the cantonment police station. The deceased were identified as Malik Shah Alam Khan, his eight-year-old son, Aalyan and a labourer Mohammad Wali.

The injured were all labourers.

A medical and a disaster team of Rescue 1122 reached the place and recovered the bodies and injured from debris, and shifted them to the district headquarters hospital.

Published in Dawn, April 6th, 2021

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