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CSP officer among three shot dead in North Waziristan

CSP officer among three shot dead in North Waziristan

Three people, including a civil servant, Zubaidullah Khan, were shot dead in an act of targeted killing in Mir Ali, North Waziristan, on the first day of Eid, police said.

Khan was an officer of the Information Group and was currently posted as director of Pakistan Housing Authority (PHA) in Islamabad. He was visiting his family village for Eidul Fitr holidays.

The other two victims were identified as Farmanullah and Naimatullah. All the three victims belonged to the Dawar tribe, police said, and were travelling on their motorcycles when unidentified individuals opened fire on them before escaping.

The victims were rushed to a nearby hospital, where they succumbed to their injuries, according to a senior police officer, who said investigations into the killings have begun.

Danyal Gilani, a senior civil servant and former spokesman of national airline PIA, also tweeted about the passing away of his colleague.

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