One killed, two hurt in Peshawar Sikh attack

PESHAWAR: Unidentified gunmen opened fire at three members of Sikh community in Peshawar’s Hashtnagari killing one of them on spot, while two others were injured in the attack, ARY News reported on Wednesday.

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The injured were transferred to Lady Reading Hospital for medical attendance.

The attackers opened fire when three Sikh shopkeepers were opening their shop.

The deceased was identified as Jagmohan Singh.

The members of Peshawar’s Sikh community held sit-in with coffin at GT Road and chanted slogans against the provincial government. They also demanded immediate arrest of the attackers.

Chief Minister’s advisor for minorities held talks with the head of the Sikh community Surjeet Singh, which resulted in failure.

The sit-in at GT Road has caused worst traffic jam at the road and adjoining areas causing hardships to citizens.

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One killed, two hurt in Peshawar Sikh attack

by Shakoor Nizamani