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Saturday May 02 2020
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Political leader Arif Wazir dies of injuries received in drive-by attack

By
Web Desk
Photo: RFE/RL’s Radio Mashaal

Political leader Arif Wazir dies of injuries received in drive-by attack

A leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), Arif Wazir, on Saturday, succumbed to his injuries after being seriously wounded in a drive-by shooting the previous evening.

Wazir had been targeted by unidentified persons, who opened fire on him near his house in Wana on Friday night.

He had been rushed to a nearby hospital after the attack.

Wazir cousin, MNA Ali Wazir, had in a statement said Arif had received three bullets in his body. “The doctors are trying to save his life,” Ali had said.