Son of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa information minister killed


Express July 24, 2010

NOWSHERA: The son of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain was killed by unidentified gunmen near Nowshera.

The incident occurred in Pabbi area near Nowshehra district where Mian Rashid left his home along with his friend Mian Amjad for an evening walk.

Unidentified persons opened fire on them and both were injured in the incident. They were taken to the hospital where Rashid succumbed to his injuries.

He was the only son of Mian Iftikhar Hussain.

Police have cordoned off the area and search operation is currently underway.

According to Interior Minister Rehman Malik, the information minister and his family were on a target list.

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Yusaf Khan | 10 years ago | Reply This killing was a message to the PML-N leadership in the Punjab also - dont get out of line or else..... All Pakistanis must rise up and fight this menace. This will be a long and ugly fight but we have no choice; either we fight now or become colonized by these barbarians.
Hasan | 10 years ago | Reply > Son of a local worker killed in a > drone attack! I never saw this heading > in any newspaper. What was he doing around Taliban?
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