KOHAT: Four policemen, including a station house officer (SHO), were killed in an attack on a police van here late Saturday, officials said.
According to police, Lachi police SHO Khanullah had led a police team to Kamal Khel area for the arrest of wanted suspects. The police team, comprising four vehicles, was returning whey they came under attack by terrorists in Mohsin Khel area.
As a consequence, SHO Khanullah, Additional SHO Tahir Mahmood, constables Abid and Tanvir Ali were killed on the spot.
The police team retaliated, but the terrorists fled from the scene.
Reinforcements were called in and the area has been cordoned off.
A search operation was launched to nab the perpetrators of the attack.