Top FIA official gunned down in Pak

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 00:10

Islamabad: A top official of Pakistan`s main
investigation agency was gunned down by unidentified men in
Peshawar in the country`s restive northwest on Monday, police
said.

Akramullah Khan, a Deputy Director (Investigation)
of the Federal Investigation Agency, was attacked by the
gunmen in Bhana Manari area of Peshawar tonight.

The attackers fled from after shooting him, police
said.

Khan, who hailed from Swabi district of
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, had come to Peshawar for some
work when he was attacked.

He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was
declared dead by doctors.

The motive behind the attacks could not immediately
be ascertained.

No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 00:10

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