DARRA ADAM KHEL: Minister for Science and Technology Shibli Faraz on Sunday escaped a gun attack unharmed as he was on his way from his ancestral town of Kohat to Peshawar city.
The armed assailant fired at his car, smashing the windows.
Faraz told the media that he was safe, but his driver was injured and was being sent to Peshawar for treatment.
The Minister of Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said on Twitter shortly after the news that Faraz was attacked by gunmen in Darra Adam Khel.
“Thankfully, he remained safe but unfortunately the driver is seriously injured and has been transported to the hospital.
“We strongly condemn this incident,” he wrote.