Iranian consul employee killed in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The Pakistani director of public relations at the Iranian consulate in Peshawar was ambushed and shot dead on his way to work Thursday, police said.

Abul Hassan Jafari died as he was being transported to a hospital, the Iranian news agency Press TV reported.

Two men on a motorcycle carried out the killing, Abbas-Ali Abdollahi, the Iranian consul general, said. They got away after shooting Jafari.

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