Wana: Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) leader Arif Wazir died in Islamabad on Saturday. He was attacked by unidentified assailants outside his home in Wana, South Waziristan.

The news was confirmed by Wana Station House Officer (SHO) Usman Khan who said that Wazir had passed away after being shifted to Islamabad for treatment.

According to an official, Wazir received life-threatening injuries.

He was initially admitted to the District Headquarters Hospital, Wana, but later shifted to an undisclosed hospital in Islamabad.

The deceased was the first cousin of PTM stalwart Ali Wazir who often makes headlines for his anti-military statements.