LOWER DIR: PML-N’s former member of the provincial assembly Hashim Khan was shot dead after gunmen opened fire on his car near the Shah Alam Baba area of Lower Dir Thursday evening.
Moreover, two other passengers in Hashim’s vehicle were also killed due to the firing.
The unidentified men managed to escape before the police reached the site.
The police and security authorities cordoned off the area and initiated a search operation in the area.
The district has witnessed militant attacks in the past and the Army has conducted operations in the area to establish the writ of the state.
Lower Dir is one of the 26 districts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Timergara is the district headquarters and the largest city in the district.