PML-N leader Sardar Mehrullah Khan shot dead in Balochistan

Unidentified gunmen shot dead PML-N leader Sardar Mehrullah Khan Umrani in Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan on Tuesday, police said.

Updated: Apr 12, 2011, 21:31 PM IST

Islamabad: Unidentified gunmen shot dead
PML-N leader Sardar Mehrullah Khan Umrani in Balochistan
province of southwest Pakistan on Tuesday, police said.

Umrani was shot by the gunmen on a key thoroughfare
of Khuzdar town, police officials said.

He was taken to a nearby hospital where he succumbed
to his injuries.

The gunmen escaped after the attack.
Police launched an operation to trace the killers.

PTI