Militants kill 4 policemen in Pakistan

Four policemen were Friday killed and another was seriously injured when militants opened fire at them in Pakistan`s northwest Mansehra district, officials said.

Updated: May 07, 2010, 18:06 PM IST

Peshawar: Four policemen were Friday killed
and another was seriously injured when militants opened fire
at them in Pakistan`s northwest Mansehra district, officials
said.

A group of militants opened fire at a police check
post here on the Karakoram Highway in Mansehra district of
Khyber-Pakhtoonkhwa province.

Four constables were killed instantly, officials said.
Another constable was rushed to a nearby hospital,
where doctors described his condition as critical.

The militants escaped from the scene after the attack.

Police sealed the area and beefed up security measures
to avert more attacks.

PTI