Armed men assassinate doctor in Bajaur after years of threats

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Dr. Abdul Rasheed (Photo - X)

Dr. Abdul Rasheed, a physician serving at the District Hospital Khar, was fatally shot by unidentified gunmen in Mamond, Bajaur merged district. The tragic incident marks the culmination of years of threats and violence directed at the doctor.

Reportedly, Dr. Rasheed had been the target of more than 25 attacks over the past five years. The hostility towards him reportedly intensified after an incident a few years ago when he fatally shot two armed men who had attempted to extort money from him.

The assassination has sent shockwaves through the medical community in Bajaur and surrounding areas.

Local authorities have launched an investigation into the killing, but no arrests have been made so far. The incident has raised serious questions about the security of healthcare professionals in the region, particularly those who resist pressures.

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