Unidentified gunmen kill lawmaker in Pakistan

Last Updated: Monday, January 9, 2012 - 15:24

Islamabad: A provincial lawmaker of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in northwest Pakistan has been assassinated by unidentified assailants, police said on Monday.

Gohar Nawaz Khan, a member of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, died when the assailants ambushed his vehicle near Haripur town late last night, police officials said.

Khan was returning to his residence at Khalabat township near Haripur when he was attacked.

His family alleged in an FIR that a former mayor of Haripur was involved in the killing.


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First Published: Monday, January 9, 2012 - 15:24

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