Target Killing In Pak: A new case of target killing has come to light against the minority community in Pakistan. Unidentified gunmen shot dead a Sikh man in Peshawar. The deceased has been identified as Manmohan Singh.
It is being told that from Rashid Garhi, a suburb of Peshawar, Manmohan Singh was going towards the inner city area of Peshawar. Meanwhile, some armed men attacked him near Guldara Chowk, Kakshal. The spot falls under the jurisdiction of Yakka Toot police station. Police said Singh was taken to a hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.
Second incident of attack on Sikh in 48 hours
This is the second incident of armed attack on a Sikh person in Yakka Toot area in the last 48 hours. A Sikh man was injured after being shot in the legs on Friday. Earlier in March, a Sikh businessman was shot dead by unknown assailants in the city.
About 15,000 Sikhs live in Peshawar, mostly in the Jogan Shah neighborhood of the provincial capital Peshawar. Most members of the Sikh community in Peshawar are involved in business, while some also own a pharmacy. In September last year, a renowned Sikh ‘hakim’ (Unani medical practitioner) was shot dead by unidentified gunmen inside his clinic in Peshawar.