SHO among two killed as car hit by train

PESHAWAR: At least two policemen were killed and two others injured when their car was hit by a down country train at Azakhel in Nowshera district on Tuesday.

Police told reporter that SHO Azakhel police station, Khadmin Khan, ASI Akhtar Hassan, Gunman Zia ur Rehman were in their personal car when a Peshawar bound train rammed into the car on an unmanned crossing.

As a result of the accident, SHO khadmin Khan, his gunman and driver Zip ur Rehman died on the spot while ASI Akhtar Hassan sustained critical wounds and rushed to a nearby hospital.

Peshawar Railways authorities have ordered to conduct an inquiry into the incident.