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Sikh trader shot dead in Peshawar

By Web Desk
May 29, 2018

PESHAWAR: Unknown gunmen shot and killed a Sikh trader in Peshawar on Tuesday, police said.

The gun attack took place near Scheme Chowk, Budhbir area.

The victim was identified as Sardar Charanjeet Singh.

According to the police, Charanjeet Singh was sitting in his shop when militants opened fire on him and escaped. He died on the spot. 

Officials say they have launched murder investigations after lodging a case at Inqalab Police Station. 

According to the minority community, Charanjeet Singh was a peace activist. 

Two Sikhs traders were gunned down in separate incidents of violence in Peshawar in 2014.