Cop amongst two killed in Kohat while protesting against Pindi tragedy


At least two people including a policeman were killed on Monday as tension prevailed in Kohat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where people demonstrated violent protests against the Rawalpindi tragedy.

According to police, a large number of people were gathered in main bazaar to stage a protest against the Rawalpindi incident which left 10 people dead on the day of the Ashura, when unknown miscreants opened fire on demonstrators.

A policeman was among the two people killed and three other injured in Monday’s incident.

Following the firing, a tense situation prevailed in the area where shopkeepers shutdown market.

Wounded people were shifted to nearby hospitals while a heavy contingent of police was also deployed in the area.

Police, meanwhile, arrested three suspects from the same area.

The Police also launched an investigation into the incident.