Ahmadi doctor shot dead in Karachi

Armed motorcyclists targeted Khaliq Bashir, 45, while he was standing outside his clinic in Sikandar Goth


Our Correspondent June 20, 2016
Armed motorcyclists targeted Khaliq Bashir, 45, while he was standing outside his clinic in Sikandar Goth. PHOTO: AFP

KARACHI: A man belonging to the Ahmadiyya community was gunned down in an act of targeted killing in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal late Monday night.

The victim was a doctor, police said.

Armed motorcyclists targeted Khaliq Bashir, 45, while he was standing outside his clinic in Sikandar Goth, Sacchal police said. The man was shot multiple times.

Ahmadi man shot dead in targeted attack in Karachi

He was taken to the nearby Patel Hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead on arrival.

About a month ago, a man belonging to a minority community was killed in the same area. Bashir was a resident of the Metroville area.



Published in The Express Tribune, June 21st, 2016.

COMMENTS (13)

Tope Ojetunde | 5 years ago | Reply The root of present predicament that envelopes the entire world is preaching of hatred by religious leaders to those under them.For any positive change to occur we need to put aside our egos and political benefits and go back,preach and emphasize the teachings of the Muhammad (sa)which are the teachings of love & kindness to creatures of God irrespective of their beliefs.
Furqan | 5 years ago | Reply Welcome to the land of the devils.... No purity left whatsoever.... We are all corrupt and we have no humanity left...
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