LAKKI MARWAT  - Security forces killed a gunman believed to be a militant when he attacked the soldiers posted at one of the main gates of the District Headquarters Complex Tajazai on Monday.

“The armed man opened firing at soldiers and policemen who were jointly guarding the main gate used by security forces for interment centre,” said sources.

The interment centre is situated at a stone distance from the site of incident while the District Headquarters Complex accommodates offices of government departments and judicial complex.

Sources said that six to eight bullets were fired by attacker but luckily the security personnel remained unhurt. “In retaliatory firing the attacker was killed,” they maintained.

They said that security forces besieged the area and closed Lakki-Tajazai road for some time. Later police reached the place and shifted the body of attacker to a local hospital, they added.