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Swat ATC Judge Shot Dead Along With Wife And Children In ‘Targeted Attack’

Aftab Afridi, an anti-terrorism court (ATC) judge working in Swat, was shot dead along with three family members as his car came under attack near the Ambar Interchange in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Sunday.

The judge’s wife, grandson and daughter-in-law also lost their lives in the attack. Police said that the family was travelling from Peshawar to Islamabad via Swabi. Two guards of the slain judge’s convoy received injuries in the attack.
Dawn quoted a police official as saying that it was a ‘targeted attack’, adding that the attackers fled the crime scene following the attack.
Police teams reached the site following the incident and began an inquiry into the targeted attack.

Prime Minister Imran Khan condemned the murder in a tweet, vowing to apprehend the murderers.

Other politicians also took to Twitter to condemn the incident.


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