| GEO Pakistan|
| Gunmen kill only son of Mian Iftikhar Hussain|
| Updated at: 1938 PST, Saturday, July 24, 2010|
PESHAWAR: Mian Rashid Hussain, the only son of Khyber-Punkhtoonkwa Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain, has been shot dead by terrorists in Nowshera on Saturday, Geo News reported.
Unknown armed men ambushed and shot Mian Rashid Hussain dead when he was taking a walk outside in Pabi Khan Sher Garhi area along with two companions who sustained injuries, source said.
Mian Rashi Hussain, aged 23, died instantly on the spot while two of his companions who sustained serious injuries were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital.
Interior Minister Rehman Malik condemning the incident, paid tribute to Mian Iftikhar Hussain for his courage.
Asfandyar Wali, Chairman of Awami National Party (ANP) said the provincial government will not be demoralized by such cowardly acts of the terrorists. By killing our children they cannot force us to mold our policies, he added.
Muttahida Qaumi Movement Chief Altaf Hussain also denounced the incident and expressed sympathies with Mian Iftikhar Hussain.
Senior Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Minister Bashir Bilour said the threats continue to pour in but even the death of children will not weaken our resolve against terrorism.