One policeman injured as census team attacked in Charsadda

One policeman was injured when a census team was attacked in Mandni area of Charsadda. In response, the security personnel shot and injured the attacker who was later arrested.

This incident occurred when a security team accompanying census officials in Charsadda was attacked.

Earlier this month, one Frontier Constabulary (FC) soldier was killed while another was injured in a suicide attack on an FC training centre in Charsadda’s Shabqadar area.

Pakistan’s largest-ever population census started on March 15 in 63 districts of the country amid tight security after a delay of 19 years.

The Pakistan Army, Frontier Constabulary, police, Frontier Corps and levies force personnel had been deployed in KP and Fata to provide security to the census staff members.