Nephew of former Senate chairman killed in clash


Former Senate chairman Muhammad Mian Soomro’s nephew was killed while three others were injured in an exchange of fire between two groups in Islamabad on Monday.

The incident took place in Islamabad’s Sector F 10-3 in the wee hours.

According to police, Raja Arshad and Malik Tariq’s group got into a clash in which both parties resorted to firing.

The clash took Soomro’s nephew Malik Fahad’s life and left three others injured when the other party opened fire at their vehicle.

One wounded person was shifted to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in a critical state.

Another clash occurred on the hospital premises before a police team arrived at the spot. Police officials said the reason behind the armed clash could not be ascertained.