Two Pak policemen killed in clash with militants

February 2nd, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by admin  

Peshawar, Feb 2 (ANI): At least two policemen and a militant were killed on Saturday when police fought with the rebels hiding in a house near the town of Mardan, some 40 kilometres northeast of Peshawar

According to police, the shootout erupted after police raided a house where militants were hiding.

The militants refused to surrender and opened fire on police, forcing us to retaliate, Abdullah Khan, a senior police officer in Mardan said.

Two policemen were killed and two were wounded. One militant was killed, the Dawn quoted him, as saying. (ANI)

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