US embassy’s employee shot dead in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: People seen outside a house in G-9/1 where a worker of US Embassy was assassinated.

ISLAMABAD, Jul 26: Unknown gunmen killed a local employee of the US Embassy in Islamabad, officials said on Sunday.
Police identified the dead employee as Iqbal Baig, saying he worked for the US Drug Enforcement Agency. They say Baig was killed early Sundaymorning at his home at G-9 sector.
The US Embassy did not immediately respond to a request for comment however, the Embassy security officials had visited the crime scene.
Motives of murder not known yet, officials said adding that Baig belonged to the minority Shia Ismaili sect.


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