Former spymaster gunned down in Peshawar
[Dawn] A former assistant director of Intelligence Bureau (IB), Mujahid Khan was bumped off by unknown myrmidons in Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
on Sunday night, DawnNews reported.
If I was a Moslem, I think I'd do my head bonking indoors, preferably at home. They'd have to get me with a sniper.
According to police, Khan was attacked in Peshawar's Sheikhabad neighbourhood when he was returning home after offering evening prayers at a local mosque. He sustained serious bullet wounds in the attack.
Later, the former spymaster succumbed to his wounds at Lady Reading Hospital in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
... formerly NWFP, still Terrorism Central...
The motive behind the killing is not ascertained as yet, however, Police have launched an investigation into the incident.
Posted by: Fred 2013-07-08