Standoff in Islamabad ends, gunman captured

Source: Dawn. Com

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Zamurd Khan was instrumental in helping to capture the gunman when he jumped at him and tried to take away his weapon.

Earlier on the armed man opened fire in the heavily policed heart of Islamabad after slipping past the capital’s many checkpoints.

Security has been tight in Islamabad after police received an alert about possible attacks by militants operating from the tribal areas on Pakistan’s lawless border with Afghanistan.

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Categories: Asia, Pakistan

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