Former ISI Director Killed in Peshawar


Peshawar: Abdul Latif, the former regional director of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), was gunned down in drive-by shooting in Peshawar.

Latif, 61, also a professor at Qurtaba University was killed on Tuesday. “He was a resident of Tehkal but was on a visit to Hayatabad to meet his relatives when unknown attackers riding a motorcycle opened fire at him just outside the house, killing him on the spot,” the Express Tribune quoted Tatara SHO Abid Afridi as saying.

He had retired as a regional director from the ISI three years ago. During his career, he also served in key positions including as the first secretary in Pakistan’s embassy in Afghanistan in the 90s.