Members of Sikh community attacked in Peshawar; one killed, two injured

A Sikh man was killed and two others injured in a firing incident in Peshawar’s Hashtnagri area on Wednesday, prompting a protest by the Sikh community.

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: A Sikh man was killed and two others injured in a firing incident in Peshawar’s Hashtnagri area on Wednesday, prompting a protest by the Sikh community.

The police officials said that unknown gunmen opened fire at members of the Sikh community identified as Jasmot Singh, Bahram Singh and Manmit Singh when they were at Shabab market in the Hashtnagri area.

The victims were immediately rushed to the Lady Reading Hospital after the attack where one of them succumbed to his injuries.

Following the incident, members of the Sikh community took to GT Road to protest the attack on their community, with some burning tires and vowing not to leave till they were given justice.

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