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.