Police salary van attacked in Pakistan

One policeman was killed Tuesday when a police van carrying a large amount of money meant to be distributed as salary for jail personnel was attacked in Pakistan\'s Faisalabad city, Geo News reported.

Published: 03rd July 2012 09:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd July 2012 09:19 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

One policeman was killed Tuesday when a police van carrying a large amount of money meant to be distributed as salary for jail personnel was attacked in Pakistan's Faisalabad city, Geo News reported.

Assistant Superintendent of Police Asif Khan along with a few other police personnel were travelling in the van when robbers ambushed them at Jarianwala Road.

A sum of Rs.2.3 million (around $24,300) was looted.

The name of the dead policeman was not clear. At least five passers-by were wounded in the attack.

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