Gunmen Shoot Dead Influential Pro-Taliban Cleric in Pakistan

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - An influential cleric who supported the Afghan Taliban has been shot dead in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, officials said.

Gunmen Shoot Dead Influential Pro-Taliban Cleric in Pakistan

“Two unknown gunmen on a motorcycle” shot dead Maulana Abdullah Zakiri as he was on his way to a mosque," senior police official Abdul Razzaq told AFP.

Zakiri had been living in Quetta for a long time and had no known disputes with anyone. However, his family has accused Afghan intelligence services of his murder.

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