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Man shot dead in Islamabad’s Sitara Market


ISLAMABAD, DEC 09, (DNA) –   Unidentified assailants on Friday shot a man dead in Islamabad’s Sitara Market, police said, sparking a protest by local traders.

The attackers, riding on motorbikes, opened fire at a man in Sitara Market in Islamabad’s sector G-7 and fled the scene. The man, said to be a hotel owner, was fatally wounded and succumbed to his injuries.

The body of the victim was shifted to Poly Clinic for medico-legal formalities, according to police. Officials said they were investigating the matter.

The incident sparked a protest in the vicinity by local traders. They burnt tyres on the roads and briefly blocked the flow of traffic.=DNA


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