Terrorists kill 2 Sikhs in Pak ; rally for protection, compensation

PESHAWAR,15 May 2022: Two Sikh traders Saljeet Singh,42 and Ranjeet Singh, 38, were shot dead by unidentified armed men in Peshawar, Pakistan. The deceased have been identified as Ranjit Singh and Kuljit Singh, who were in the grocery business at Bada Bazaar in the Sarband area in Peshawar district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan. They were sitting in their shops when the miscreants came and opened fire on them, reports The Tribune.

The killings have been widely condemned including by Punjab CM Bhagwat Mann. Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif condemned the attack. In a statement, India’s Ministry of External Affairs said that it has “seen the reports on the brutal killing of two Sikh traders by unidentified armed men in #Peshawar. Sadly, this is not the first such case or a rare occurrence.”

Meanwhile, there has been a protest rally of Sikhs and different communities in Peshawar which has blocked the Grand Trunk road near Balahisar Fort demanding compensation and protection after today’s terrorist incident.

By SAT News Desk

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