Friday, May 21, 2010

British family killed in Pakistan over "arranged marriage row..."

A British couple and their daughter were gunned down in a graveyard in Pakistan after their son's arranged marriage with a local woman went wrong and sparked a 'family dispute'.

Mohammad and Pervaze Yousaf and their 22-year-old daughter Tania, from Nelson in Lancashire, were visiting the country for a wedding when they were attacked, according to police.

An unidentified woman also died in the shooting.

They were killed in a village in the district of Gujrat in north-east Pakistan in the early hours of yesterday after a row over the relationship between a son of Mr and Mrs Yousaf and a local woman, according to a family friend. More...

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