Peshawar: There has been an acceleration in terror attacks on police in Mardan range of Pakistan for the past few days, media reports said on Tuesday.
The latest attack was carried out on a police patrolling car in Akora Khattak town where three cops were martyred. Before that cops had fallen victim to target killings in Mardan and Charsadda in the last few days, reports The News International.
Top police officers, including Inspector General of Police Moazzam Jah Ansari and Regional Police Officer Muhammad Ali Gandapur attended the funeral prayers of the fallen heroes at midnight to boost their morale and give them a sense of ownership, the newspaper reported.
The IGP was seen wearing a bullet-proof jacket to convey a message to the jawans and commanders across the province to make sure wearing the safety vest for protection of their precious lives.
The cops in KP were already under attack in Lakki Marwat, South and North Waziristan and some other towns in the southern KP for the last many months. Many attacks were also carried out in Peshawar and adjacent Khyber district in the past months, reports The News International.