SHO martyred in an encounter during hostages recovery

SHO martyred in an encounter during hostages recovery
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*KARACHI: *A station house officer (SHO) was martyred and three others were injured during an operation in Kashmore district, Sindh on Monday.

An official said a police team led by SHO Karampur Ali Hasan Bakhrani conducted a raid in the Katcha area in a bid to recover four hostages kidnapped by a gang of dacoits.

However, the dacoits, equipped with latest weapons, attacked the police party. “The dacoits fired a rocket launcher as the police approached the area,” said a police official.

He added that an extra contingent was deployed to initiate contain the situation.

The deceased’s body has been shifted to a local hospital. The wounded police personnel are currently receiving treatment.

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