MARDAN: An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) was killed, while a constable injured in an exchange of fire with suspected terrorists in Sajan area today.

Talking to media persons, District Police Officer (DPO) Faisal Shahzad said that on a tip-off from secret agencies about the presences of suspected terrorists in the area, ASI Sultan Mehmood, leading a police team, raided a house. The terrorists opened fire at the police party, killing ASI and injuring Constable Shoaib.

He said that the police succeeded to capture both the terrorists. Terrorist Imran, who had ambushed the police, is wanted to law enforcement agencies in several cases.

The injured constable was shifted to District Headquarters Hospital Mardan.