ANP leader murder case registered

Swabi—The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Mardan division on Monday registered the First Information Report (FIR) against unknown attackers and launched raids to nab the attackers involved in the murder of former MPA Haji Shoaib Khan of Awami National Party (ANP) who was shot dead in Yar Hussain area of Swabi district.
District Police Office (DPO) Javed Iqbal has said that some gunmen entered Khan’s political office and opened fire at the former MPA. Khan, who sustained multiple wounds, was rushed to Peshawar’s Lady Reading Hospital in critical condition where he succumbed to his wounds. “Apparently it was a target killing,” DPO Iqbal said, adding, “We have registered a First Information Report and launched raids to nab the attackers.” On Monday, Khan was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Yar Hussain.—SABAH

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