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PESHAWAR: A former director general of the Intelligence Bureau of Pakistan was shot dead by unknown persons in Dhaki Nalbandi area of Peshawar, police officials confirmed on Friday.

Station House Officer of Khan Raziq police station Muhammad Noor said that Muhammad Arif, a former DG of the IB, was sitting at a shrine near his residence when unknown motor-cycle riding gunmen shot him before Iftar.

The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police sources added that Arif had retired two-and a half years ago and had served as the Intelligence Bureau's Assistant Director.

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Shariq Mahmood Jul 12, 2013 11:15pm the and second para u say DG (Director General) while in the headline and last paragraph u say Assistant Director

sohail Jul 13, 2013 02:36am

what the sub-editor /Editor/Online Editor is doing ??? in the start of the story, it is written that "FORMER DIRECTOR GENERAL" and at the end of the story it is written..he worked in IB as "ASSISTANT DIRECTOR"....wake up boys on the desk !!!