62-year-old Ahmadi man shot dead in Rahim Yar Khan

Source: ET

Basharat Ahmad is the fourth Ahmadi to have been killed in the province in the past five weeks. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Basharat Ahmad is the fourth Ahmadi to have been killed in the province in the past five weeks. PHOTO: EXPRESS

LAHORE: A 62-year-old Ahmadi man was shot dead on Wednesday night in Saddar area of Rahim Yar Khan district.

Basharat Ahmad was on his way to his house in Green Town from a petrol pump situated in Zahir Pir Road when unidentified assailants intercepted him. He was taken to a local hospital where doctors pronounced him dead on arrival. The 62-year-old sustained two bullet wounds.

The reason behind the murder is yet to be ascertained. However, Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya spokesperson Saleemuddin claimed Ahmad was targeted because of his religious beliefs.

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