MINGORA: Unidentified assailants shot dead Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz local leader Feroz Shah Advocate here on Wednesday.

According to Kanju police, Mr Shah was going home after offering Maghrib prayers that unidentified gunmen who were waiting on him opened fire, leaving him critically injured. His personal guard was also injured in the attack. They both were rushed to the Saidu Sharif Teaching Hospital where Shah succumbed to injuries.

The police filed a report of the incident and started searching for the culprits.

The deceased was an active leader of the PML-N in Swat and was the candidate of National Assembly in the previous general elections. According to hospital sources, he received several bullets in his head.

Published in Dawn, December 12th, 2019

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