Published On: Mon, Jan 20th, 2014
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Sectarian violence: Another ASWJ leader gunned down in Punjab

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MANDI BAHAUD DIN: A leader of Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) was killed in a firing incident in Sunday’s wee hours of Sunday, officials say.

According to police officials, some unidentified armed miscreants shot down ASWJ leader Hafiz Muhammad after barging into his house.

A day after killing of senior Sunni cleric JUI-S leader Mufti Usman Yar Khan in Karachi, three local leaders associated with Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat (Sunni religious organization famous for its anti-Shia sentiments) were killed on Saturday in an armed attack in Sargodha town of Punjab.