Shia lawyer,2 sons killed in Karachi

Kausar Saqlain was driving his sons to school when gunmen riding a motorcycle attacked his vehicle

Written by Press Trust Of India | Islamabad | Published: May 28, 2013 12:13 pm

In a sectarian attack,a Shia lawyer and his two young sons were killed today in a drive-by shooting in the Pakistani port city of Karachi,police said.

Kausar Saqlain,a lawyer practising in the Sindh High Court,was driving his sons to school when gunmen riding a motorcycle attacked his vehicle near Mauripur Road in Karachi.

The two boys were killed instantly while Saqlain sustained severe injuries. He was taken to a nearby hospital,where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police described the incident as a sectarian attack. Lawyers’ organisations called a strike to protest the killings.

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