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Hindu father, son shot at in Balochistan; police probing case

incident occurred yesterday in the Gadani area of Hub district

In yet another incident that reflects on security of minorities in Pakistan, a Hindu businessman and his son were shot dead in Balochistan province.

The killing came about when they resisted a robbery bid near a cement factory.

The incident occurred yesterday in the Gadani area of Hub district in Balochistan province.

Jay Pal Das and his son Girish Nath were gunned down by unidentified assailants near a cement factory when they resisted the robbery bid, police said.

The bodies were handed over to the family after completion of medico-legal formalities.

The police lodged a case and opened investigation into the matter.

Hindu business community in Balochistan province has faced violence often perpetrated by criminal groups.

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