Shia leader shot dead in Peshawar

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SHAFAQNA- Unidentified armed men shot dead a leader of the Shia sect Monday, near Peshawar’s Kohati Gate.

According to reports, Malik Iftikhar Ali Haideri died on the spot as armed men on a motorcycle opened fire at him.

Police officials arrived at the scene soon after the attack, where the area was cordoned off and investigation commenced.

Haideri was among the most prominent Shia leaders in the region. Funeral prayers for the deceased will be offered in Yakatoot area’s Mohalla Marvi Ha.

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