Traders’ leader shot dead in Peshawar

Latest Update: February 9, 2016 | 610 Views

PESHAWAR: Haji Haleem Jan, a prominent leader of leaders, was gunned down in Peshawar on Tuesday.

According to police, unknown gun men targeted the senior trader at his shop in city’s busy Qissa Khwani Bazaar.

With four bullet wounds, Haji Haleem Jan was rushed to Leady Reading hospital, but could not survive.

Investigating motives behind the murder, police say the attack seems to be an incident of target-killing that prompted shopkeepers to close businesses in the old and famous market of Peshawar.


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