Three cops guarding polio team injured in Khyber armed attack

KHYBER:Three policemen escorting a polio team were injured in firing by unidentified suspects in Tirah Mir Dara, a remote area in Khyber district, police said Thursday.

According to police, unidentified armed men opened fire on policemen escorting a polio team in Tirah Mir Dara, a remote area in Khyber district. However, the polio staff remained safe in the attack.

The injured policemen were identified as Nekmat Shah, Saddam and Gul Muhammad. After the incident, a heavy police force reached the spot and launched a search operation in the area. Panic gripped the area soon after the incident.