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Man from Ahmadi community shot dead in Attock

Man from Ahmadi community shot dead in Attock

ATTCOK: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a 65-year-old pharmacy owner from the Ahmadi community in Punjab’s Attock city on Saturday.

Police said Abdul Hameed Khan, 65, a resident of Darul Islam neighbourhood in Attack city and a retired accountant was standing outside his house when two unidentified motorcyclists shot him before fleeing the scene. “They shot a single bullet to the victim’s face.”

The man suffered critical bullet wound and was taken to the nearby hospital where doctors pronounced him dead on arrival, police said.

District Police Officer (DPO) Zahid Nawaz Marwat told Dawn that the victim belonged to Ahmadi community and was running a pharmacy store after retirement.

The senior police officer added that the police is investigating this case from two angles, it can either be a family dispute or a religiously motivated target killing.

A case has been registered against unidentified attackers in Attock City police station.

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