Pakistani minister killed in a traffic accident
ISLAMABAD, April 16 (IANS) Pakistan’s Religious Affairs Minister Mufti Abdul Shakur was killed in a road accident, Islamabad Police said in a statement.
The minister, who was driving a car here on Saturday, was hit by a pickup truck when he was crossing a roundabout, Xinhua news agency reported.
The statement said that the official was taken to the hospital, but he died of his wounds due to severe internal bleeding, adding that the driver of the car that collided with the minister’s car was detained, along with the four other people present. blackboard.
Speaking to the media, the Inspector General of Islamabad Police, Akbar Nasir Khan, said that the minister sustained serious head injuries, which led to his death.
Pakistani President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif expressed their condolences and paid tribute to the departed soul.
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