Policemen Wounded and Killed in Shootout

26 October 2007
Petaling Jaya

Three policemen were shot dead and another is in critical condition when authorities stormed a double-storey terrace house in Kampung Desa Aman here on Thursday at 7pm.

Police went to the house after a tip-off on a possible drug laboratory in there. A group of men in two cars pulled up at the house when police arrived and they opened fire at the policemen.

The men are now considered armed and dangerous.

Lance Corporal K. Jayabalan from Gombak police headquarters died at the scene. Detective M. Alagesan from the city police headquarters and Lance Corporal R. Rajakumaran from the Commercial Crime department both died at the Sungai Buloh Hospital. Chief Inspector Helmi Zakaria from the Gombak Narcotics division is warded at the same hospital.

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