Journalist’s house attacked, sister killed, two declared critical – 13 Jul 2022

RAWALPINDI: A woman, sister of the journalists, was gunned down, while four other family members injured in a firing at their house at Adiala Road. The incident took place due to personal enmity between the deceased and the alleged murderer.

The police have shifted the deceased and the inured to Benazir Bhutto Hospital, while two of them were stated to be critical. Zain Hashmi, working with a private TV channel, told this correspondent that someone had knocked at the door, three alleged assailants rushed into the house and started shooting one of his brothers Basit Hashmi, three of his sisters, including Kanwal Hashmi, Moona Hashmi, and Maryam Hashmi, in which, his elder sister Maryam Hashmi was killed, finally they shot his mother, identified as Tayyaba Hashmi. Zain said the killer was allegedly identified as Munir Alam, former husband of his elder sister Maryam Hashmi, who had got divorce from him some two years ago.

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