Inspector among eight killed in police operation


Around eight people, including a police inspector and a hostage, were killed in a clash between police and kidnappers in Taxila on Thursday, police said.
Sub-Inspector Raja Hussain, hostage Dr Talal and six kidnappers, including two women, were killed in cross firing during the operation. A DSP and several other policemen were also injured in the operation and shifted to nearby hospital. Talal was kidnapped from Haripur last month and kidnappers had demanded Rs 60 million in ransom. According to sources, the operation was carried to free hostages but Talal was killed in the cross firing.


  1. If Police was not at all trained to handle this operations, then police should have not taken any action and should have handed over this operation to Pakistan army.

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