ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Two Islamabad Police Officials embraced martyrdom (Shahadat) in a firing incident by unknown persons on Tuesday night.
Both the Police Officials including Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Mohsin Zafar and Head Constable Muhammad Sajjad were killed at Police Checkpoint in Chungi Number 26 area of Tarnol.
The Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqaat also confirmed the martyrdom of Police Officials in Tarnol, and said that the killers are being traced.
Firing at GT Road Tarnol Naaka. Two police officials embraced martyrdom. Killers are being traced.
— Deputy Commissioner Islamabad (@dcislamabad) May 26, 2020
Meanwhile, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan has taken notice of the firing incident.
Two Special Investigation Teams headed by the Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed have been formed.
The Islamabad Police has cordoned off the entire area and carrying out the search operation.
Sources said that apparently the ASI Mohsin Zafar and the attackers had a scuffle as the police officer had nail scratches on his face and his uniform was torn.