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MWM leader Allama Nasir Abbas Multani Shot Dead (Lahore)

Posted by on Monday, December 16, 2013, 10:01
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Allama Nasir Abbas Multani

Allama Nasir Abbas Multani

A prominent religious leader was shot dead in an apparent targeted attack in Lahore late Sunday night. Unknown gunmen on a motorbike opened fire on Allama Nasir Abbas’s vehicle at Canal Road near FC College, critically injuring him. Abbas’s driver, Munawar Hussain, took him to the Shaikh Zaid Hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead.

Doctors at Shaikh Zaid Hospital said Abbas was shot in the head and neck, and was dead on arrival. Munawar himself only received minor injuries in the attack.

Police officials, meanwhile, preserved the scene of the crime for investigation. SP CIA Umar Virk said it was premature to state a motive behind the killing.

The attack on the leader triggered widespread protests across the city.

The protesters did not let the police to shift the body to mortuary for autopsy and had been saying they they would took the body in front of governor house to record their protest.

SP Model Town tried to convince the protesters to let them shift the body but till filing of this news the police could not convince the protesters. No FIR so far can be registered as no application in this regard is filed with the police.

Majlis Wahdat e Muslimeen condemned the target killing and announced three-day mourning. MWM leader Hamid Ali Moosvi condemning the killing, demanded immidiate arrest of the killers. He said attackers cannot stop them from their mission.

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