BNP leader Amanullah Zehri among three shot dead in Khuzdar

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Staff Report

Islamabad

Balochistan National Party (BNP) leader Mir Nawab Amanullah Zehri was shot dead in Khuzdar, Balochistan early on Saturday.

According to the Levies, was on his way back to his home after offering a condolence when his convoy was ambushed by unidentified miscreants, who opened indiscriminate fire.

Zehri and three others, including his 14-year-old grandson, Mardan Zehri, lost their lives in the incident.

After receiving information about the attack, Khuzdar Deputy Commissioner Major Muhammad Ilyas Kabzai, the FC and Levies sealed the area. The bodies were taken to the DHQ Hospital and have been handed over to the families after medico-legal formalities.

BNP President and Member National Assembly Akhtar Mengal confirmed the deaths in a Twitter post, calling it a “dark day for the party and people of Balochistan.”

“Another dark day for BNP and the people of Balochistan. This loss has deprived us all. I’m lost of words today. Devastated to learn that Shaheed Amanullah Zehri with his friends and innocent grandson have been brutally killed in the middle of the night. May Allah have mercy,” Mengal wrote.