Published On: Thu, Jan 23rd, 2014
Published in Category: District News

JUI-F leader gunned down in Tank

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Tank: Leader of JUI-F and renowned religious cleric, Maulana Azhar was shot dead in Tank, restive province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday, officials said.

According to local police, Maulana was busy in grocery shopping at main bazaar of Tank when unknown gunmen opened fire on cleric who was shifted to Tank District Headquarter Hospital in critical condition.

Doctors tried to save Maulana Azhar’s life but he succumbed to his injuries.

Police said miscreants have fled the scene however their investigation is underway to find the culprits.

An FIR was also lodged against unknown miscreants.

Terrorist attacks and sectarian violence increased across the country in recent days.
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