PESHAWAR: A police officer was martyred in Peshawar last night when he left his house to offer Taraweeh prayer at the mosque.
The incident took place in Budhber area of the metropolis. Perpetrators opened fire on the Assistant Sub Inspector police as soon as he left his house. He got critically injured in the attack and was pronounced dead at the hospital as he succumbed to his injuries and passed away.
Heavy contingent of police cordoned off the area and began search operation.