CHENAB NAGAR: 26.05.2014.
A member of the Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya was shot dead in Chenab Nagar on Monday allegedly because of his faith.
Cardiologist Dr Mehdi Ali was on his was way back from a graveyard when two men on a motorbike opened fire. He was shot 11 times, a spokesperson for the Ahmadiyya Jamaat in Rabwah told The Express Tribune.
The 50-year-old US national was visiting Pakistan for research work at Tahrir Cardiac Hospital, Rabwah along with his family.
The attackers managed to flee the scene of the crime. Ali’s body was taken to a nearby hospital. No FIR was registered till the filing of this report.
Reference in Express Tribune
Martyred this morning just outside Bahishti Maqbra Rabwah, Dr. Mehdi, highly qualified cardiologist, very humble, down to earth, friendly and loving person. He was on waqf e Arzi to Tahir Heart Institute, Rabwah.
Funeral and burial details will be forthcoming. In the interim, let us pray for the dear departed that may Allah elevate his status in the highest echelons of paradise (Jannatul Firdaus) and may He grant patience and steadfastness to his family. Amin.