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One killed after militants open firing at shrine

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A person was killed when unknown armed persons opened firing near a mausoleum of Abdul Shakoor Malang Baba in Chamkani area of Peshawar on Tuesday. Police said that incident occurred inside the Mausoleum when the devotees were busy in prayer near the grave of Shakoor Malang Baba. The firing resulted in killing of one person who was resident of Karachi and was identified as Hamid Suleman.

Soon after the incident, heavy contingent of police reached the site and started search operation. The militants after opening firing made their escape successfully. Police registered an FIR and started investigation. Firing and bomb blast incident near mausoleums in Peshawar are not uncommon in Peshawar as earlier several Mausoleums, including the tomb of Rahman Baba, prominent Pashto poet, were also targeted.