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Pregnant Pakistani singer shot dead

IANS  |  Islamabad 

A pregnant Pakistani was shot dead in district after she reportedly refused to oblige a man's "request" to stand up while singing at a ceremony, the media reported.

Samina Samoon, 24, also known as Samina Sindhu, was allegedly shot dead on Tuesday by Tarique while she was serenading the gathering, Dawn reported.

Jatoi, who was allegedly intoxicated, had badgered the victim to comply before he shot her dead.

The police have arrested the accused.

Samina was rushed to the hospital, but was declared dead.

The slain singer's husband told the media that she was six months pregnant.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 10:40 IST
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