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Family massacred in Pakistan
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Family massacred in Pakistan

Jun 23 2013, 3:06am CDT | by

Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Unidentified assailants brutally killed five members of a family, including children, in a village in Pakistan's Punjab province Saturday night, Geo News reported.

Islamabad, June 23 — Unidentified assailants brutally killed five members of a family, including children, in a village in Pakistan's Punjab province Saturday night, Geo News reported. The incident...

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Family massacred in Pakistan

Jun 23 2013, 3:06am CDT | by

Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Unidentified assailants brutally killed five members of a family, including children, in a village in Pakistan's Punjab province Saturday night, Geo News reported.

Islamabad, June 23 — Unidentified assailants brutally killed five members of a family, including children, in a village in Pakistan's Punjab province Saturday night, Geo News reported.

The incident occurred in Rajana Chak village when the assailants barged into a house and tied the family members' arms. Thereafter, they slit the throats of Javed, his wife Tahira, two sons Ali Hassan and Mohsin and daughter -- aged eight, six, and four, respectively, police said.

The motive behind the killings could not be immediately established.

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