Pakistani Islamic Scholar Engineer Muhammad Ali Mirza escaped an assassination attempt, on Sunday.
The Jhelum-based preacher escaped without injuries and is safe and sound. The sources said the attacker visited the Quran academy at the weekly meeting and attempted killing with a knife while taking a picture with Mirza. However, further information regarding the incident has yet to be confirmed, the Daily Pakistan reported.
This is the second failed assassination attempt on the scholar.
Muhammad Ali Mirza’s speeches are popular on the internet, he has over 1.4 million subscribers and over 270 million views on YouTube.
Muhammad Ali Mirza also serves as a mechanical engineer and is a Grade-19 public officer in Defence Ministry of Pakistan.