BUNER: Unknown motorcylists on Sunday gunned down a senior officer of District Education Department in Buner, Daggar police said.

The police said that Assistant District Officer (education) Amaan Malik was standing outside a cellular phone shop near his house when two masked motorcylists stopped near and shot him multiple times.

The police said that he was rushed to District Headquarters Hospital where he was declared brought dead. Motive behind his murder could not be ascertained. The police have registered an FIR against unknown persons and started investigation.