Malik Ali Khan, a member of the PTI provincial assembly, was wounded while 4 others were killed in the shooting by unknown assailants in the Lower Dir district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
According to the police, Malik Ali Khan’s car was targeted as a result of the involvement of the provincial assembly member’s brother, nephew, police and law enforcement officials.
Police said MPA Malik Ali Khan was seriously injured in the attack and was transferred to hospital. The official added that the shooting took place near the house of the member of the provincial assembly.
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan strongly condemned the incident and directed senior police officials to ensure the immediate arrest of the accused involved in the attack.
He also prayed for the recovery of Malik Liaquat and others injured.