Peshawar - Militants gunned down a Station House Officer (SHO) and injured another police official here on Wednesday.

According to details, unidentified men opened fire at police in Karkhano Market area of Peshawar, killing Hayatabad SHO Meera Jan while leaving another cop injured. The attackers fled the scene after shooting. The injured police official was taken to the hospital for treatment.

 Heavy contingent of security forces cordoned off the area after the firing incident and started search operation.