Pakistan: 7 police officers killed in bandits attack, dacoits kidnapped 20 soldiers
Pakistan News: In Pakistan, the dominance of criminals is speaking loudly. After the attack on the former Prime Minister's convoy in the past, the news of the dacoits' attack on the police camp has come to the fore today. Seven police officers were killed in this attack.
Fearless criminals in Pakistan have done another big incident today. Bandits attacked a police camp in Pakistan's Sindh province on Sunday. Seven police officers were killed in this attack. Along with this, dacoits have also kidnapped 20 police personnel. According to Pakistani media reports, the incident took place in the Ghotki district of Sindh province.
A camp was set up in the area to launch a campaign against criminals for the release of several people who were abducted a few days ago, Xinhua news agency reported. The same camp was attacked by dacoits on Sunday. After the incident, a large number of police reached the spot and search operations is going on in the area. The area where the incident took place is sparsely populated and a strong base for bandits involved in criminal activities including robbery, target killing, and kidnapping for ransom.
Confirming the incident, DIG Javed Jaskani said that a police camp was set up in the area as part of an operation to rescue the hostages. The Express Tribune reported that over 150 dacoits attacked the police post, killing seven police officers, including a DSP and two SHOs.
DSP Abdul Malik Bhutto, SHO Abdul Malik Kamangar, SHO Din Muhammad Leghari and two police constables Salim Chachadar and Jatoi Patafi were killed in the attack. DIG Jaskani said, "After the attack, there has been heavy firing from both sides. A 'large contingent' of police has been sent to Kacha. He said that operations were on to recover the hostages in the area.
On the other hand, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) President and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari condemned the attack on the police. He appreciated and paid tribute to the sacrifice of the Sindh Police in providing security to the life and property of the citizens and maintaining peace and order in the region. He expressed confidence that strict action would be taken against the accused involved in the incident.