New Delhi, January 9: An Afghan cricketer Shapoor Zadran was travelling in a car along with his mother when a group of unidentified gunmen opened fire at the vehicle on Saturday night.
Fortunately, nobody was hurt in the incident. Zadran was returning to his home when the attack took place, according to a report in the Pakistani daily Dawn.
The assailants have been absconding since then. The motive and the person behind the attack are not known. However, its is supposed to be a terror attack similar to the 2009 attack in Pakistan when team bus of Sri Lanka was attacked.
This is not the first murder attempt on Zadran as reported by an Afghanistan News agency Khaama Press.
No official statement or details of the attack have been released either from the cricketer or from the Afghanistan Cricket Board(ACB).
Zadran is one of Afghanistan's most established cricketers on the international circuit.