PESHAWAR: A member of Pakhtunkhwa Assembly from Awami National Party and former provincial minister Akhtar Nawaz Khan was killed by unknown gunmen.

The ANP MPA was seriously injured by unknown motorcyclists when he was returning after attending a funeral. He was shifted to local hospital where he was succumbed to his injuries.

Centeral President Asfandyar Wali Khan, Provincial President and Peace Envoy Mr. Afrasiab Khan Khattak, CM Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Ameer Haider Khan Hoti have expressed grief over the incident.

Meanwhile Prime Minster Syed Yousof Raza Gilani ordered investigation of the murder of the ANP leader.