Check out our official website: http://us.tomonews.net/
Check out our Android app: http://goo.gl/PtT6VD
Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f
A Pakistani doctor who fled religious persecution more than two decades ago was killed in front of his family on Monday while on a trip to his homeland.
The dual Canadian-American citizen was an Ohio-based cardiologist. He was murdered in eastern Pakistan on Monday while visiting a cemetery where his relatives are buried.
Mehdi Ali Qamar was targeted by gunmen on motorcycles and was shot repeatedly in front of his wife, sister-in-law and young son.
The gunmen returned a second time to ensure Qamar had been killed, shooting him at least 10 times, police said.
Qamar was killed, local officials said, because he was a member of the Ahmadi sect of Islam, considered heretical in Pakistan.
Fleeing religious persecution, Qamar emigrated to Canada in 1991 before settling up a medical practice in Ohio.
A spokesperson for a group that represents the Ahmadi faith in Pakistan condemned the “brutal murder of a doctor who had served humanity without discrimination.”
Welcome to TomoNews, where we animate the most entertaining news on the internets. Come here for an animated look at viral headlines, US news, celebrity gossip, salacious scandals, dumb criminals and much more! Subscribe now for daily news animations that will knock your socks off.
Check out our Android app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nextmedia.gan
Check out our iOS app: https://itunes.apple.com/app/tomonews/id633875353
For news that’s fun and never boring, visit our channel:
Subscribe to stay updated on all the top stories:
Stay connected with us here:
Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS
Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus
Please watch: “Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending”