GILGIT, March 27: Two policemen were injured when armed persons attacked them while they were taking a convicted prisoner to hospital for treatment here on Tuesday.
The police said about six armed men were waylaid perhaps to target the prisoner who has been sentenced to life in the murder case of a government employee. The injured constables were identified as Nazir and Fazal.
Meanwhile, an old man was gunned down in the Gilgit city. The deceased identified as khush Mohamamd, was a retired staff member of NADRA and he was killed in Napura area.