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Deputy Speaker of KP Assembly escapes gun attack

PESHAWAR: Mahmood Jan, the deputy speaker of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) assembly, was apparently the target of gunfire on Friday in the Shagai neighborhood of Peshawar, although he was unharmed.

The incident happened when the deputy speaker of the K-P was present at a nearby function.
As soon as the event was reported, police descended upon the neighborhood. Additionally, a search effort was started nearby.

The attack’s motivation has not yet been determined, according to SSP Operations Kashif Abbasi of the Peshawar Police.

Additionally, the police officer disclosed that efforts were being undertaken to apprehend the culprits.

After being re-elected in August 2018 from his home seat of PK-66 Peshawar-I, Jan was named K-P Deputy Speaker.

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