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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2954

Wasim Akram escapes an assassination attempt in Karachi

Karachi, 06 August, (

Former Pakistan cricket team captain Wasim Akram escaped an assassination attempt when unidentified assailants opened fire at his car on Shah Faisal road near Karsaaz in Karachi.

According to details the cricketer came under attack while going to National Cricket Stadium where he is holding a training camp for fast bowlers. Akram remained safe in the accident.

“A car hit my vehicle from rare-side and afterwards a person sitting in the other car shot fire at me”, the fast bowler told while speaking to a private news channel. He further alleged that it was some government official who attacked him and that he has given the registration plate number to police.

The cricketer has been shifted to safe place, said police officials.

Wasim Akram has been leading a 13 day camp at National Cricket Stadium in Karachi to train young fast bowlers.

- Asian Tribune -

Wasim Akram escapes an assassination attempt in Karachi
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