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India-Pakistan
Recipient of presidential award killed at his matab
2013-01-11
[Dawn] An octogenarian hakeem, a recipient of the presidential award, was bumped off at his clinic in Federal B Area on Wednesday after the attacker failed to find the victim's son, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami
...The Islamic Society, founded in 1941 in Lahore by Maulana Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi, aka The Great Apostosizer. The Jamaat opposed the independence of Bangladesh but has operated an independent branch there since 1975. It maintains close ties with international Mohammedan groups such as the Moslem Brotherhood. the Taliban, and al-Qaeda. The Jamaat's objectives are the establishment of a pure Islamic state, governed by Sharia law. It is distinguished by its xenophobia, and its opposition to Westernization, capitalism, socialism, secularism, and liberalist social mores...
, there on a second consecutive day, police said.

Two men riding a cycle of violence arrived at the clinic, Barkati Matab, situated in Block-6 of F.B Area, the police said. One of them entered the clinic looking for Mujahid Barkati, but after failing to find him there went into the room of Hakeem Mehmood Ahmed Barkati, 87, and fired at him, the police said.
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