UI-S chief Maulana Samiul Haq famous religious scholar,killed in Rawalpindi Pakistan

UI-S chief Maulana Samiul Haq famous religious scholar,killed in Rawalpindi Pakistan

RAWALPINDI: Religious scholar and former Senator Maulana Samiul Haq has been assassinated in a targeted gun attack in Rawalpindi.The emir of the Jamiat Ulema Islam-Sami (JUI-S) in Peshawar confirmed the news of his death. Unknown motorcyclists opened indiscriminate fire on the vehicle of the JUI-S chief. The JUI-S chief was injured and was being taken to the hospital when he succumbed to his wounds on the way.The intense gunfire also reportedly injured Haq’s driver and guard. Haq was a senior religio-political figure who had twice been elected as a senator. He was a member of the Senate of Pakistan from 1985 to 1991 and again from 1991 to 1997. — at KashmirHeadlines.