SWAT: Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader Afzal Khan was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Wednesday morning. According to the Kanju police, a group of masked men intercepted Khan as he came out of his house in Damghar, Kabal tehsil. He suffered multiple bullet injuries and died of his wounds in a hospital. The Kanju police, with the voluntary help of local militia, cordoned off the area and started search for the assailants. Police also registered an FIR against unidentified gunmen. Khan was a renowned politician and businessman. His death has raised questions by local political leaders and social activists about the security situation in the area.
Published In The Express Tribune, June 14th, 2012.
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