Pakistani official shot in Nepal


KATHMANDU – An official of the Pakistan Embassy was shot by an unidentified gunman on Thursday in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepali. Mehboob Asif, 36, who works at the visa section of the embassy, was injured in his stomach and hand when he was shot near the office on Thursday morning, police said.
The official was rushed to hospital where he was declared out of danger. “The gunman, who followed Asif, fired three bullet rounds and fled the scene on the victim’s motorbike,” Kathmandu police chief Pushkar Karki told AFP.