ISLAMABAD - Omar Shahzad Kundi, younger brother of Imran Kundi, staff reporter of TheNation, was found dead in one of the posh sectors here on Sunday evening.

According to details, Margalla Police found dead body of Omar Shahzad, 24, in a pool of blood and started investigation.

“We have launched investigation to ascertain the cause of this tragic incident,” Investigation officer Sub Inspector Mohammad Nawaz of Marggalla police station told TheNation. He said the police party reached the scene following a call made by a passerby to Rescue 15, and found the dead body of Omar Shahzad in a pool of blood.

According to initial post mortem report, deceased Omar Shahzad received a single bullet injury into his head that led to his instant death.

However, on the other hand, family of the deceased insisted that some unknown assailants killed Omar Shahzad by hitting him in the head from a point blank range. No FIR was registered till filing of this report.

Employees of the newspaper have expressed their shock over the tragic incident and expressed sympathy and support to Omar Shahzad’s family.