Doctors recover 3out of 5 bullets from Minhaj’s body
Attack is a conspiracy to create chaos: Maulana Luqman Hakeem
Gilgit, February 11: Secretary Information of the Jamiat Ulema – e – Islam for Gilgit – Baltistan region, Minhajuddin, was attacked today in Gilgit by unknown assailants who were riding a motobike. He survived after sustaining five bullets.
The injured leader is under treatment in Gilgit.
According to details Minhaj was on his way to Jutial when two motorcycalists intercepted his car near Khumar Noor Market on Quaid i Azam road and sprayed a volley of bullets on him before escaping. Minhaj reportedly sustained five bullet shots. His drive did not lose courage and drove him to the City Hospital, Kashrote, for treatment. The doctors were able to recover three of the five bullets from his body after conducting a surgery. He was later shifted to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH).
The Chief Minister has taken a serious notice of the attack and has directed the administration to shift Minhaj to Rawalpindi through chopper for urgent medical help.
Soon after the incident police conduted raids in different areas of the city and three persons were taken in to coustody for investigation on the basis of suspicion.
Meanwhile workers of JUI satged a protest demonstration in Gilgit and demanded of the government to bring the culparits to justice. Addressing to the protesters Mulana Luqman Hakeem and other leaders said that the attack on their party leader was conspiracy to bring chaos in Gilgit but they would not lose patience. They said that peace wouldbe ensured in the city at any cost.