CHARSADDA - At least two persons including a police constable were killed and another one sustained injuries in a firing incident at Umerzai Bazaar in Charsadda district on Tuesday.

According to details, unidentified armed motorcyclists entered Umerzai Bazaar and suddenly opened indiscriminate fire at the watchman of the market identified as Mohammad Islam, leaving him dead on the spot.

The motorcyclists, who accelerated to flee the scene, were chased by a police raiding squad. Meanwhile the motorcyclists started indiscriminate fire at the raiding party. Resultantly, a police constable Asmatullah died on the spot while his another companion constable Sheraz sustained serous injuries in the happening, who was rushed to DHQ Charsadda.

Umerzai police registered a case against the killers and started investigations.