Nowshera: Prayer leader shot dead
NOWSHERA: A prayer leader was shot dead while his companion sustained serious injuries when unknown motorcyclists opened fire on them while going to a mosque to offer prayer on Saturday night. The incident occurred at Shaidu. Following the killing of the religious leader, Maulana Abdullah Haqqani, residents of the area blocked the GT road for some time. Maulana Abdullah Haqqani died while being taken to hospital.
When the news of his murder spread residents came out of their houses and blocked the GT road in protest. The villagers said Mr Abdullah Haqqani was against the militancy.