BAJAUR: A police official was killed when unidentified armed men attacked his vehicle in Khar tehsil of Bajaur tribal district on Tuesday evening, police and Rescue 1122 officials said.

They said Inspector Saeed Gul, 58, was going to his Sik­andro village after performing duty in the Khar Bazaar when unidentified assailants sitting in a car opened fire on his vehicle with automatic rifles in Yousafabad area on Tuesday evening.

They said the police official was critically wounded and later died in hospital.

Published in Dawn, December 9th, 2021

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