Peshawar attack kills three cops, injures six

PESHAWAR: As many as three policemen were killed and six others injured on Wednesday in an armed attack.

According to the police report, the officers came under attack from unknown gunmen holed up in a house during a routine search, triggering a gunfight which lasted more than half an hour.

One attacker was also killed while others fled the area. The attacker was said to be a proclaimed offender.

Police later recovered “mortar shells and other explosive material” from the house.