• Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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Two Christians killed in drive-by in Pakistan

Pakistani investigators collect evidence at the shooting site outside a church in Quetta when two Christians were killed in a drive-by shooting outside a church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday (15) (Photo by: BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Lauren Codling

TWO Christians were killed in a drive-by shooting outside a church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday (15), officials said, the second such attack on the minority community in the area this month. The Islamic State group’s local franchise claimed responsibility for the attack in Quetta, capital of Balochistan province, the SITE intelligence group said. “Four men on two motorbikes opened indiscriminate fire” on a group of Christians, “killing two people while injuring three others”, local police official Abdul Razzaq Cheema told a news source. It came just weeks after four Christians were shot dead in the city, an attack also…

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