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Hindu trader, son shot dead in Pakistan

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

A Hindu and his son were shot dead during a robbery bid in Pakistan's province, a media report said.

The incident occurred yesterday in the Gadani area of Hub district in province, The Express Tribune reported.

and his son were shot dead killed by unidentified assailants near a resisted the robbery bid, police said.

The bodies were handed over to the family after completion of medico-legal formalities. The police lodged a case and opened investigation into the matter.

Meanwhile, Lasbela Senior of Police along with to CM Dhanish Kumar met with community and offered condolences.

"An investigation team has been assigned the task to nab the culprits and very soon they will be in police custody," Hashim said.

"Strict security measures have been adopted in residential areas of community as it is our responsibility to make sure of your safety as well as of all others," he added.

Hindu business community in Balochistan province has faced violence often perpetrated by criminal groups.

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 12:35 IST