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Man, woman shot dead in Pakistan honour killing

Posted on Aug 07 2014 | IANS

Islamabad, Aug 7 : A man and a woman have been shot dead by a relative in a honour killing incident in Pakistan, police said.

Dil Murad gunned down his unnamed sister-in-law and and another man, Muhammad Altaf in Jaffarabad district in southwest Pakistan's Balochistan province Wednesday, Dawn reported, quoting the police.

"Both died on the spot after receiving multiple bullet injuries," police said.

The accused fled the scene after the incident.

The bodies were shifted to the district hospital and later handed over to their heirs after the completion of formalities, the report said.

No one has yet been arrested.

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