Thursday, June 16, 2011
Abrar Hussain shot dead in Pakistan
QUETTA, Pakistan -- Three-time Pakistani Olympic boxer Abrar Hussain was shot and killed, police said Thursday.
Police officer Hamid Shakil said Hussain died after assailants shot him in the head while he was driving from his office in Quetta.
The 50-year-old Hussain represented Pakistan in the 1984, '88 and '92 Olympics.
Hussain was serving as deputy director of sports in the capital of the Balochistan province.
Police said no arrests have been made, and that the motive for the killing is unclear. Quetta is a violent city where separatists and militant attacks are common.