Pakistan general shot dead

Armed men on motorcyle kill retired army general in the capital Islamabad.

    The motive for the killing is not known [Reuters]

    The Special Services Group has carried out covert operations in Pakistan's semi-autonomous tribal areas where the military continues to battle heavily armed groups opposed to the government in Islamabad.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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