Two shot dead in Peshawar

Last Updated: Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 13:25

Islamabad: A man and his son were shot and killed near the Governor`s House in Peshawar city of northwest Pakistan today, police said.
Another man was injured in the shooting at Sher Shah Suri Road in Peshawar, police officials said.
Two armed men riding a motorcycle fired indiscriminately at a car and escaped.

A man identified as Muhammad Saifullah died instantly while two others were injured.

One of the injured, Yunas Baig, died later in hospital while the third man was out of danger, officials said.

The reason for the attack could not immediately be ascertained.

Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, has witnessed a spurt in terrorist and sectarian attacks in recent weeks.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 13:25

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