In an exchange of fire with suspects during a midnight raid, five Pakistani police officers were killed in Diamar’s Chilas district in Pakistan occupied Gilgit-Baltistan area on July 28.
Another five officers from the Gilgit counter-terrorism department sustained injuries. The incident happened in the Chilas area when suspects opened fire on the officers.
The investigation into the incident is underway. Caretaker Gilgit-Baltistan chief minister Mir Afzal Khan said that “the suspects were involved in trading weapons, apart from terrorist activities,” according to a Pakistani channel.