Two Customs officials shot dead in DI Khan

Monday, Apr 22, 2024

By News Desk

DI KHAN: Two officials of Pakistan Customs were gunned down in an attack near York Toll Plaza in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Dera Ismail Khan district, police said on Sunday.

According to the law enforcement officials, four others sustained injuries in the gun attack and were shifted to the DHQ Hospital. The police said the unidentified armed assailants escaped the site of the incident after carrying out the attack.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif strongly condemned the attack, reiterating that such cowardly acts could not shake the resolve of the government, adding the fight against terrorism would continue till its complete elimination. He prayed for the departed souls and sympathised with the bereaved families, PM Office Media Wing said in a press release.

PM Shehaz directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) chairman to prepare martyrs package for the bereaved families. This is the second time that Customs officials came under attack in DI Khan in the same week. On April 18, six people, including five Customs officials, were killed in a firing incident in the KP district.The law enforcers said the unidentified assailants targeted the Customs officials on the Sago Road in Daraban tehsil of the district.