KARACHI: A khateeb of a Karachi mosque was shot dead inside his office on Thursday, Express News reported.
Two unidentified armed men entered Maulana Nadeem Ahmed Farooqi’s office – located inside the Rehmani Mosque in the Jamshed Quarters area – and shot him thrice.
Farooqi was immediately taken to a hospital, however he succumbed to his wounds on the way.
The attackers managed to flee the scene after the incident.
The khateeb has left behind a wife and seven children.
Farooqi had been living in the area for around 40 years.
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