Monday, 16 December 2013

Shia Cleric Shot Dead in Lahore

Lahore 16/12/13: A prominent Shia cleric has been shot dead in the Pakistani city of Lahore, sparking an outcry from members of the city's Shia community. Gunmen on a motorbike killed Allama Nasir Abbas late on Sunday night as he was going home in his car after a religious gathering, police say. No group has said it carried out the attack on the cleric. Member's of Lahore's Shia community have been staging a sit-in at the governor's home to express their rage. Read full story at BBC News

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