ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – A Pakistani man working at the United States embassy in Islamabad has been shot dead by unknown gunmen, police officials said Sunday.

According to a spokesperson for the Islamabad police, the incident of firing took place on Saturday in the G-9/1 area of the federal capital.

It was not immediately clear who carried out the shooting.

A case for Iqbal Baig’s murder has been lodged at the Karachi Company police station, said the spokesperson.