PESHAWAR:- A traffic police sub-inspector was gunned down by unknown gunmen in jurisdiction of Yaktoot police station on Thursday. Police sources said that Aftab Khan was on routine duty near Issa Khail Janaz Gah area when two motorcyclists opened firing at him. Due to critical injuries he succumbed to wounds on way to hospital. After the incident heavy contingent of police rushed to the site and cordoned off the area, police also launched search operation and arrested several suspected persons.–Staff Reporter

The funeral prayer of the injured personnel was offered in Malak Saad Shaheed Police line. The funeral prayer was attended by SSP Traffic Sadiq Baloch, DSP Traffic and other high ranking officers of police department. His dead body was later shifted to his ancestral graveyard where he was laid to rest.