PML-N leader shot dead in Khuzdar

Published March 7, 2010

The killing came one day after a bomb explosion left two FC personnel dead and two injured in Quetta on Friday night. - AP (File Photo)

QUETTA A local leader of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) and his guard were killed and two guards injured when armed men on a motorbike opened fire on their car in Khuzdar town on Saturday.

 

Sources said the incident took place when Sardar Abdul Aziz Umrani was about to leave his residence for a market.

 

The PML-N leader received several bullets and died on the spot.

 

Law-enforcement personnel took the body and the injured to the civil hospital.

 

One of the injured guards died in the hospital. He was identified as Zafar.

 

A police official said the matter was under investigation but added that old enmity might be the cause of the attack.

 

Bazaars in the town were closed after the incident.

 

PML-N supporters took out a procession in protest against the murder of their leader.

 

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