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Home Media Reports 2010 Ahmadi man stabbed to death in Narowal
Ahmadi man stabbed to death in Narowal
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Ahmadi man stabbed to death in Narowal
Monday, 31 May, 2010
Members of the Ahmadi community console a grieving woman at a graveyard in Chenab Nagar, located in Punjab's Chiniot District, about 200 km northwest of Lahore, May 29, 2010. - Reuters
Members of the Ahmadi community console a grieving woman at a graveyard in Chenab Nagar, located in Punjab's Chiniot District, about 200 km northwest of Lahore, May 29, 2010. — Reuters

LAHORE: An Ahmadi man was stabbed to death by an enraged man in Pakistan on Monday, just days after gun, grenade and suicide attacks targeting the religious minority killed more than 80 people, police said.

The stabbing took place in the town of Narowal, some 100 kilometres northeast of Lahore, where suspected militants wearing suicide vests burst into prayer halls on Friday and killed 82 worshippers.

“In the morning, a man identified as Abid Butt climbed the wall of the house of a local Ahmadi family and stabbed Naimatullah, 55, and his son Mansoor Ahmed,” local police station chief Riaz Sangha told AFP by telephone.

Naimatullah died of knife wounds and his son was rushed to hospital, he added.

The attacker escaped, the officer said.

Sangha quoted residents as saying that the assailant threatened to not leave any Ahmadi alive.

Salimuddin, a spokesman for Lahore’s Ahmadi community “strongly condemned” what he called a “targeted killing”.

Pakistan declared Ahmadis non-Muslims in 1974 and 10 years later they were barred from calling themselves Muslims.

A US State Department report on human rights says that 11 Ahmadis were killed for their faith in 2009.

Religious violence in Pakistan, mostly between majority Sunni Muslims and minority Shias, has killed more than 4,000 people in the past decade.

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