MQM minister escapes assassination bid in Sindh

Muhammad Zubair Khan was standing outside his home at the time of incident.

Updated: Mar 07, 2011, 12:15 PM IST

Hyderabad: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MPA and Provincial Minister Muhammad Zubair Khan has reportedly survived an assassination bid by unknown gunmen in Hyderabad, the second largest city in Pakistan’s Sindh province.
According to the Nation, Khan was standing outside his residence when some unknown assailants opened indiscriminate firing on him.

The minister, however, remained safe in the incident, police said.

The attackers managed to flee from the scene.

ANI