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Pakistan: 20 killed by shrine custodian in Sargodha

02 Apr 2017


Islamabad, Apr 2: At least 20 people, including six members from one family, were killed and four others were injured by custodian of a shrine in Sargodha in Pakistan's Punjab province, media reports said.

Sargodha Deputy Commissioner (DC) Liaquat Ali Chatta told media that the custodian of Shrine of Mohammad Ali Gujjar, Abdul Waheed, used a dagger and a club to kill his victims.


Waheed is believed to be a resident of Lahore and a government employee.


According to reports, a heavy contingent of police was rushed to the shrine.


Waheed has also been arrested.

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