KHAIRPUR - Syed Subhan Ali Shah, SHO Bagirji of district Sukkur, was doing patrolling along with cops on Sunday, when some armed persons opened fire at him and his team when they reached Link Road Khanan Jatoi- New Band.

As a result, SHO Subhan Ali Shah was injured critically and brought to the Civil Hospital Sukkur where he died during operation while the culprits escaped from the spot.

On receiving information, a large contingent of police was sent to Katchha are of Indus River and surrounding areas of Bagirji.

Police started searching the area for the arrest of culprits and some suspected people have been arrested for interrogation.

DIG Sukkur Feroze Shah, SSP Sukkur Amjad Ali Sheikh on receiving the information reached the hospital.

Talking to newsmen, SSP Amjad Ali Sheikh confirmed the death of SHO and told that operation had been launched in Katchha area of Indus River surrounding the Bagirji to arrest the accused.