Bannu: ANP leader escapes attempt on life
BANNU: Awami National Party Vice-President Malik Sheroz Khan escaped an attempt on his life in the limits of the Ghuriwala Police Station late Sunday night, sources said.
The sources said Malik Sheroz Khan was on his way home in Khwajarhi village in his car when unidentified gunmen intercepted him on the Hameedi Road. The gunmen opened fire on him as soon as he got off the car, the sources said.
His guards, the sources said, retaliated and injured one of the accused, who was later taken away by his accomplices. The sources said the exchange of gunfire continued for half an hour but the police failed to reach the spot in time.
Meanwhile, ANP provincial Senior Vice-President Baz Muhammad Khan condemned the attack on Malik Sheroz Khan and asked the law-enforcement agencies to curb crimes and anti-social activities in the area.