Wana Station House Officer Usman Khan confirmed Wazir had passed away after being shifted to Islamabad for treatment. According to the police on Friday Arif Wazir was strolling outside his residence in Ghwa Khwa, near Wana, when armed persons opened fire from a moving vehicle. Ariz had received life threatening injuries.
Rights group Amnesty International in a statement on Saturday said authorities must carry out an independent and effective investigation into the attack on Arif Wazir, and that the suspected perpetrators must be held accountable.
Since the news of his demise broke out, #StateKilledArifWazir has been trending on Pakistani twitter.