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Gilgit-Baltistan: 5 Pakistan policemen killed in midnight raid

News Agencies | Updated on: 28 July 2020, 16:43 IST

Five Pakistan policemen were killed in an exchange of fire during a midnight raid in Diamar's Chilas district in Pakistan occupied Gilgit-Baltistan area on Tuesday.

Another fire officers suffered injuries in the incident, Geo News reported. The incident happened in the Chilas area when suspects opened fire on the officers.


The investigation into the incident is underway. Caretaker Gilgit-Baltistan chief minister Mir Afzal Khan said that "the suspects were involved in trading weapons, apart from terrorist activities," according to the Pakistani channel.

(ANI)

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First published: 28 July 2020, 16:43 IST
 
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