ATC judge, family gunned down near Swabi interchange

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An anti-terrorism court judge and his family were gunned down by unknown assailants near Swabi interchange in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday, police officials said.

District Police Officer Swabi Mohammad Shoaib said that ATC judge Aftab Afridi, along with his family, was travelling on Peshawar Motorway from Swat to Islamabad and was targeted near the Indus River crossing.

He said that Afridi, two women, his two-year-old son, died on the spot while the driver and a gunman sustained injuries during the tragic incident. According to Rescue 1122, the two women are Afridi’s wife and daughter.

The bodies were shifted to Bacha Khan Hospital in Swabi while the injured were being treated for their injuries. Shoaib said that further investigation is this regard is underway.