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Major terrorist attack on DG Khan police post beaten back

20 terrorists armed with rocket-launchers, hand-grenades, laser light guns target Jhangi post: Seven cops injured while putting up stiff resistance

By News Desk

May 1, 2024 10:48 AM


Major terrorist attack on DG Khan police post beaten back

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Alert personnel of the Punjab police have thwarted a major terrorist attack on their post in Dera Ghazi Khan, forcing the attackers to flee, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Wednesday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

About 20 terrorists armed with rocket-launchers, hand-grenades, laser light guns and other modern weapons launched an attack on the police’s Jhangi post.

The police jawans present on duty put up a stiff resistance, beating the terrorists back as they failed to penetrate their defences.

The firefight left seven policemen injured who fought valiantly against the terrorists, the district police said.

The injured cops were identified as ASI Imran, constables Muhammad Amir, Ashiq Zain, Rahmatullah, Sanaullah and Elite constable Tariq.

Another Elite constable, Shahid Mazoor, was rushed to Nishtar Hospital in Multan with serious wounds.

According to police, DG Khan regional police officer and district police officer had visited the Jhangi post two days ago and alerted the jawans about the possible threat of terrorist attack.

A Punjab police spokesman said that the DG Khan officer also supervised a rehearsal for defence of the post.

The DG Khan RPO said the security of the Jhangi post was also beefed up with additional reinforcement, necessary equipment and more weapons.

Jhangi post incharge Sub-Inspector Mohiuddin along with his team displayed excellent skills while defending the post, the RPO said.

Punjab IGP Dr Usman Anwar showered loads of praise on the police jawans for defending the post, saying “Punjab police is alert and will not let terrorists succeed in their nefarious designs to harm the country.”

CM Maryam condemns attack

Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Jhangi post and paid tribute to the police team for neutralizing the attack.

Maryam Nawaz directed for providing best medial facilities for the injured personnel

The Punjab chief minister vowed to wipe out the terrorism once for all.

Reporter Ali Sahi


News Desk


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