At least three policemen were killed when unknown assailants attacked a security check-post here in Kashmore on Monday.

According to SSP Umer Salamat, miscreants stormed Samija check-post of Badani police station in district Kashmore with heavy weapons.

Three cops identified as Ameer Buksh, Rafique Naseerani and Ghulam Yaseen Sheikh who were on duty at  the check post were killed on the spot.

The attackers also took away the weapons of the policemen killed in the attack.

The bodies of martyred cops were shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities.

Police sources claimed that robber’s gang “Saltu” had threatened to attack the police four days earlier.

Heavy contingent of police cordoned off the area after the attack and launched search operation for the outlaws.

It should be mentioned that Kashmore is situated in northern part of Sindh, bordering Balochistan on one side and Punjab on the other and has become a den of criminals.