A policeman was killed and two other people were severely injured after unidentified gunmen opened shooting outside of a court room in Peshawar. The incident happened in the jurisdiction of the judicial complex in Peshawar.
Constable Hashmat was killed on the spot and it is said that the killing was a case of personal enmity since he had previously testified in court. The injured men were taken to Lady Reading Hospital and are said to be stable now.
In the meantime, all the entry and exit areas of the Session’s Court were sealed as security issues were raised outside of courts across the city and additional police force was also called in at the scene of the crime.