Three persons killed when gunmen attack police officer's car in Pakistan

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Peshawar, Jul 9 (PTI) A police officer and two children were killed when unknown gunmen ambushed their vehicle in Pakistan's restive northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday, police said.

The incident occurred in the restive Lakki Marwat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa when the gunmen on a bike attacked the police officer's car. Two women in the car miraculously escaped death.

The children aged between 8-12 years were killed in the firing.

The family of the police officer was on the way to Peshawar for medical treatment when the gunmen opened fire at the moving vehicle near Kurram Toll Plaza.

The 1122 Rescue teams shifted the dead bodies to a local hospital.

The police have cordoned the area and launched a search operation to arrest the culprits. PTI CORR PY PY PY

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