ISLAMABAD: At least six policemen have been martyred when terrorists attacked their patrolling vehicle, security officials confirmed the tragic incident Wednesday morning.
The incident took place in Lakky Marwat area in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Like some other areas, Lakky Marwat is mostly in grip of local Taliban who are not only attacking policemen but also extorting money from the local rich people.
Security officials are carrying out investigation to identify the terrorists who attacked the policemen patrolling in Lakky Marwat area this morning.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister of KP has taken notice of the incident and summoned a report from the police inspector general (IG).
He regretted the loss of lives in the terrorist attack and said that the sacrifices of the martyrs would not go in vain.
He said that Pakistan would stand like a leaden wall against the terrorists.
PM, interior minister condemn attack
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said the terrorists are the enemies of Pakistan and every possible step will be taken to safeguard the country.
In a statement, the prime minister paid tribute to the martyred police personnel.
He said the whole nation salutes the sons of the soil who sacrificed their lives for the motherland.
He asked KP government to immediately announce Shuhada package for the victims.
Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah also strongly condemned the terrorist attack and sought a report from KP chief secretary and police IG.
More to follow……..