Mehar Khalil: A hero across borders *World Cup Week*

LAHORE: Mehar Mohammad Khalil’s job was to drive buses but in March 2009 he was hailed as a lifesaver after he drove the bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricketers to safety, through a hail of gunfire.

Khalil, the bus driver who saved the lives of the Sri Lankan cricket team during the terror attack is considered a big hero in Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Khalil kept a cool head and drove the bus to safety when it came under gunfire, grenade and rocket attack from terrorists.

Mehar Mohammad Khalil

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