ISLAMABAD - JUI-S Chief Maulana Sami-ul-Haq has been assassinated in Rawalpindi tonight.
This was confirmed by Maulana Sami-ul-Haq's son Maulana Hamid-ul Haq, while talking to a private channel on phone.
Maulana Hamid-ul-Haq said that his father was attacked at his residence by some unknown assailants, who stabbed him.
Maulana Sami-ul-Haq was admitted to Safari Hospital in Rawalpindi, where he succumbed to his injuries.
The funeral prayers of Maulana Sami-ul-Haq will be offered at Darul Uloom Haqqania Akora Khattak at 2 pm tomorrow.
Maulana Anwar ul Haq, brother of Maulana Sami-ul-Haq has appealed the students to remain calm.
He said protest will be held but no roads will be blocked.