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Sunni clerics killed in Karachi attack

Friday, 01 Feb, 2013 - 00:45

Jan. 31 - Surveillance video shows the suspected gunman approaching the vehicle, reaching inside in what many believe was a tit-for-tat killing, highlighting the conflict between Pakistani Sunnis and Shi'ites. Deborah Gembara reports.

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This bloody aftermath of a shooting in Karachi that killed three Sunni Muslim leaders. Their deaths --- are believed to be part of a tit-for-tat escalation in violence between Sunnis and Shi'ites here. The group, which included several top clerics, were shot inside a van they were traveling in. Surveillance video from the scene shows the suspected gunman approaching the vehicle, reaching inside several times before fleeing on the back of a nearby motorbike. Police say attacks like this one are on the rise in Karachi. Hundreds of mourners gathered for their funerals.

Sunni clerics killed in Karachi attack

Friday, 01 Feb, 2013 - 00:45

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