An Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) was martyred in terrorists firing here on Monday. The incident happened at 8:30 am in the morning on national highway when the victim, ASI, official of CTD, named as Allah Ditta was coming from Hateeji village to his office in Bahawalpur.

According to eyewitnesses the terrorists were riding on a motorcycle and one of them was wearing helmet. They opened fire killing the ASI on the spot.

Police with CTD officials reached the scene. The body was shifted  to nearby Bahawal Victoria hospital for medico-legal formalities.