BY OUR CORRESPONDENT
GILGIT: Armed men ambushed and killed at least two policemen near Sakwar area, 10 kilometers from Gilgit, apparently in personal enmity.
A police official told Outpost the attackers were identified by witnesses as they attempted to flee after the attack.
“This is the preliminary information but we are investigating,” he said.
The deceased were identified as Hussain Iqbal and Manzoom Hussain who were shot dead at about 6pm.
They were not in the uniform when attacked took place, said police, adding Hussain Iqbal was in the elite police while Manzoom Hussain was in the special branch and currently posted in the chief minister secretariat.