PESHAWAR, November 19: A policeman has been killed by unidentified gunmen in the provincial capital Peshawar.

The police authorities say Mr Syed Rashid Ali Shah was shot dead Wadpaga area where he had been assigned the duty of protecting an imambargah. He was on leave these days.

The police cordoned off the area and started search operation after the incident.

The police have been target of armed groups and several policemen have been killed in Peshawar in recent months.

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