Foreign mission's vehicle hits policemen in Pakistan

18:05, June 13, 2010      

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A vehicle carrying a foreign mission's registration number plate Sunday hit a policeman and fired at other policemen attempting to stop it in Rawalpindi, a garrison city south of Pakistan's capital of Islamabad, a local television reported.

According to ARY TV reports, the incident took place when a policeman tried to stop a red-colored, double-cabin sport utility vehicle for security check at the 6th road in Rawalpindi at noon's time. The people sitting in the vehicle refused to be checked, kept driving, leaving the policeman seriously hit. The passengers in the vehicle also fired at other policemen coming for help.

The police fired back at the vehicle which eventually escaped.

Following the incident, the police have put all the security checkpoints on alert in Rawalpindi and Islamabad and have launched a search operation for the vehicle which attacked the police.

The police did not disclose the name of the foreign mission and the vehicle's registration number involved in the incident.

Source: Xinhua

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