The leader of a banned outfit Sipah-e-Sahaba was shot dead during an attack in Khairpur on Monday, police said. Allama Ali Sher Haidery was killed along with one of his associates in the shooting at Pir Jo Goth village in southern Sindh province, senior police official Pir Muhammed Shah said. He said the attacker was also killed when Haidery's guards returned fire and that the situation in the area was tense after the killings. Several other of Haideri's men were also wounded in the incident. Shah said he suspected a personal grudge as the motive in the killing and said that the attacker had been identified.