Ali Hyderi, aide dead in Khairpur firing
Updated at: 0645 PST, Monday, August 17, 2009
KHAIRPUR: Allama Sher Ali, chief of banned outfit Sipah-e-Sahaba was shot down along with his associate in Khairpur area of Dost Muhammed Abro area near Pir Jo Goth, Geo News reported Monday.
DPO Khairpur Pir Muhammed Shah told Geo News that religious scholar Ali Sher Hyderi was on his way back home from Dost Muhammed Abro to Pir Jo Goth, when some unidentified miscreants opened fire at him, killing him and his associate Imtiaz on the spot.
The attacker also was killed in the retaliatory fire by the guards; however, he could not be identified.
According to DPO, at least six people were injured in the incident. The bodies and injured have been shifted to the Civil Hospital Khairpur.
Tension prevails over the entire area following the killings. Contingents of police have been deployed across the district to avert any potential untoward situation. Police are continuously on patrol in various areas.
Hyderi was the head of a religious outfit, Millat-e-Islamia and patron-in-chief of Jamia Hydri.
Later on, talking to Geo News, DPO Shah said Hyderi’s killing is the result of personal enmity, adding the attacker has been identified as Aushaq Ali Jagirani.
Courtesy : The News : http://www.thenews.com.pk/updates.asp?id=85124