ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A car bombing in Karachi on Thursday killed a leading police investigator known as a tireless opponent of the Pakistani
Local television channels showed images of Aslam's official vehicle, which was turned into a twisted wreck by the blast. Police officials in Karachi said that the attackers used more than 200 pounds of explosive material.
Aslam had received constant threats from the Taliban and crime lords. He had survived several attempts on his life in the past.
"He even wanted to see his children working in police like him," she said. "I talked to him only two minutes before the attack today. He told me that we need to change houses as soon as possible."