Ahsan Iqbal injured in assassination attempt

Ahsan Iqbal injured in assassination attempt

Narowal (Staff Report): Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal was shot and injured by unknown assailants on Sunday.

According to initial reports, Ahsan was leaving after attending a public rally in Kanjrur, an area of Narowal, when unknown armed man attacked him. The minister received a bullet wound at his arm. 

He was immediately shifted to a nearby hospital.

According to DPO Imran Kishwar, the assailant, aged between 20-22 years, shot four bullets at the interior minister as he was sitting in his vehicle.

Police have arrested the man who fired shots at Iqbal. The attacker has been identified as Abid.