Ghotki: 5 police personnel including DSP and 2 SHOs were martyred in an attack by robbers in Ghotki area of Sindh.
There was an exchange of fire between police and bandits in Ronti Kache area of Ghotki in which DSP Obaro, SHO Khenjo and SHO Mirpur Mathelo were martyred while 5 other police personnel were also martyred in the firing by bandits.
According to the police, the robbers had taken 8 police officers hostage and a few days ago, 3 people were also kidnapped by the robbers from Obaro. A targeted operation was being conducted by the police to recover the hostages.
According to DIG Sukkur Javed Jaskani, a police camp was set up in Kutch for the operation to recover the hostages, after which more than 150 robbers attacked the police camp.
He said that a heavy police force has been dispatched to Kacha and an operation is underway to recover the hostages in Kacha area.