Shaikh Rashid injured in a fire attack
At least four guards have been killed and three others injured including Awami Muslim League President Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed during attack of unidentified gunmen here Monday evening at the party’s campaign office of AML in Khayaban-e-Sir Syed.
According to details some unidentified gunmen opened indiscriminate firing at party’s campaign office of AML President Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed in the area of Khayaban-e-Sir Syed, as a result four guards of AML President Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed were reported to be killed and three others were injured including Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed.
Spokesman Lal Haveli also informed that during the firing incident AML President Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed was also present in the party’s campaign office and media aired different news regarding his injures and protected from the firing.
It was pertinent to mention that electoral activities were on peak in the constituency of NA-55 as by-elections were to be held in this constituency of Rawalpindi on 24th February 2010 and AML president Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has been candidate from this constituency.
Hospital sources also disclosed that AML President Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has been wounded as a bullet hit his leg, however he was out of danger.
After the incident police cordoned off the area and put the security on high alert on Rawalpindi city and the law enforcement agencies also informed the President and the Prime Minister regarding preliminary investigations over the firing incident.