KARACHI, June 16 Pakistan i
three-times Olympic boxer Abrar Hussain was shot
dead in his hometown of Quetta on Thursday, police said.
"The assailants shot him in the head while he was coming out
of his office today," police official, Hamid Shakil said.
Abrar, 50, represented Pakistan in the 1984, 1988 and 1992
Olympics and won a light middleweight gold medal in the 1990
Asian Games in Beijing.
He was working as chairman of the provincial sports board in
"It is a great loss to Pakistan sports because Abrar was
working hard on coaching young boxers as well," said Akram Khan,
secretary of the Pakistan Boxing Federation.
Shakil said no arrests had been made but police were
investigating the motive behind the killing.
Target killings have become a common practice in Quetta and
other cities and towns of the Baluchistan province where
separatists and militants have attacked security forces and
(Editing by Clare Fallon)