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Influential Pak Cleric Shot Dead In Karachi: Reports

Dr Adil Khan was shifted to the Liaquat National Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.An influential Pakistani Sunni Muslim cleric was shot dead along with his driver by unidentified attackers in Karachi city, according to media reports.The suspected targeted attack on Maulana Dr Adil Khan, head of Karachi's Jamia Farooqia seminary, took place on Saturday, the Dawn News reported, quoting police officials.Mr Khan was the son of late prominent scholar Maulana Saleemullah Khan, who founded the Jamia Farooqia, a seminary located in Shah Faisal Colony. Jamia Farooqia adheres to the Sunni Muslim teachings of the Deobandi sect.

News source ~ NDTV