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Pakistan: Within one week, second Ahmadi man falls victim to target killing in Karachi

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Victim, who was struck with two bullets to his head, was taken to Abbasi hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival, local Urdu newspaper Daily Jang has reported.

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By Imran Jattala | September 12, 2012

An Ahmadi man was shot to death in Orangi Town in Karachi on Tuesday evening, it has been reported.

Mohammad Nawaz, a police constable, was on his way to work around 8:30 pm local time near Orango Town No. 5, when two unidentified men riding on a motorcycle shot Mohammad Nawaz in a target killing style.

Victim, who was struck with two bullets to his head, was taken to Abbasi hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival, local Urdu newspaper Daily Jang has reported.

Originally hailing from Punjab, 44 years old Nawaz was posted with the local CID unit in Orangi Town.

After the funeral prayers, the dead body was sent for burial to his ancestral village near Sargodha in Punjab.

The deceased leaves behind a wife and 5 children.

This is the second murder within a week in a string of killings of Ahmadis in Sind, Pakistan.

“Two Ahmadis have been targetted in one week’s time in Karachi. Yet Pakistan claims to protect its minorities,” wrote Anwar Ahmad of Karachi, who first reported the incident via a Twitter post.

On September 6, 2012, Rao Mohahammad Ghaffar was assassinated in Liyari area of Karachi with two bullets to his neck and shoulder by two unknown assailants who sped away after the killing.

It is to be noted that since anti-Ahmadi laws were enacted in Pakistan, scores of Ahamdis have been killed, injured, their private properties destroyed and their places of worship demolished and damaged.

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6 Responses to Pakistan: Within one week, second Ahmadi man falls victim to target killing in Karachi

  1. anisa

    September 13, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    Inna Lillahi waa Inna Ilaihi Rajioon
    May his soul rest in peace and may Allah be the provider of his family. Amen
    May the killers of innocent citizens be destroyed forever.Amen

  2. Rafiq Ahmad

    September 13, 2012 at 6:37 pm

    Innah lillahe wainna elaihe rajeun.May Allah bless him and take his wife & children in his safe custody.May Allah enable us to perform the Ebadaat as prescribed,Ameen.

  3. Adeel-ur-Rehman

    September 14, 2012 at 3:32 am

    Inna Lillaha wa Inna Ilaihi Raje’oon

  4. Raziya Mohamedali

    September 14, 2012 at 5:22 am

    Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun.

  5. Arshad Ahmedi

    September 14, 2012 at 5:38 am

    Were the concurrent deaths (almost 300) in a Karachi shoe factory an Act of God? Only Allah knows best!
    Will these people devoid of simple common sense never learn?

  6. S. A. Sheikh,

    September 16, 2012 at 1:45 am

    Alas ! with heavy hearts and with deeply wounded souls we go on to pray, pray, and pray to our dearest God Almighty to continue to bless us and protect us, the humble members of Masih-e-Muhammadi, through the world, yes, of course, under the paternal guidance of the everlasting Quidrat-e-Saniya of Khilafat-e-Ahmadiyya and O !God, also accept the Shahadat of all the martyrs/shuhadaey-e-Ahmadiyyat and reward their souls profusely and give their left behind kith and kins and dear ones the required strength to bear such irreparable loss. Ameen-sum-Ameen ya Rabbul Alameen.

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