Pakistan’s Ideological Group; Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam’s Leader Shot Dead In Chaman

A senior leader of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (Ideological group), Maulana Abdul Ghani was gunned down in the border town of Chaman on Wednesday, Levies sources said.

Pakistan’s Ideological Group; Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam’s Leader Shot Dead In Chaman

QUETTA: A senior leader of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (Ideological group), Maulana Abdul Ghani was gunned down in the border town of Chaman on Wednesday, Levies sources said.

Unidentified attackers opened fire at Maulana Ghani, leaving him seriously injured. He was taken to hospital where he died soon afterwards.

The cause of the attack is yet to be ascertained, Levies sources said.

Further investigation was in progress.

APP adds: JUI-I workers gathered outside the Deputy Commissioner’s office and raised slogans against the assailants.

The party’s provincial chief, Maulana Abdul Haneef, condemned the attack.

Maulana Haneef urged the government to immediately arrest the killers.