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Shia lawyer, two sons killed in Karachi

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 11:26

Islamabad: In a sectarian attack, a Shia lawyer and his two young sons were killed on Tuesday in a drive-by shooting in the Pakistani port city of Karachi, police said.

Kausar Saqlain, a lawyer practising in the Sindh High Court, was driving his sons to school when gunmen riding a motorcycle attacked his vehicle near Mauripur Road in Karachi.

The two boys were killed instantly while Saqlain sustained severe injuries.

He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police described the incident as a sectarian attack.

Lawyers` organisations called a strike to protest the killings.


First Published: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 11:26

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