Saturday, June 22, 2013

Breaking News: 10 Foreign Tourists Shot Dead in Northern Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Sun, Jun 23) – Reported by madn3wz

10 Foreign Tourists Shot Dead in  Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan

At least ten foreign tourists were shot dead on Sunday morning by unidentified gunmen in northern Pakistan.

According to police sources; unknown armed men stormed a hotel in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan at about 1 a.m. on Sunday and killed 10 foreign tourists, mostly of Chinese origin. The tourists from Ukraine and Russia are also reported among the dead.

"Unknown people entered a hotel where foreign tourists were staying last night and opened fire," Ali Sher, a senior police officer in the northern Gilgit-Baltistan province, told Reuters. "They killed 10 foreign tourists and fled."

The attackers escaped the scene while noo one has yet claimed the responsibility as the area had been cordoned off and police were hunting for the killers, local TV channel Geo news reported.

Further details to follow ….

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