Chinese Woman Shot Dead in Pakistan

A Chinese national and her Pakistani companion were shot and killed while walking on the street in Peshawar. The motive in the attack is not known. Chinese consular officials have traveled to Peshawar to investigate. From China Daily:

Local police said that it is not known yet why the two people were killed, but they believed that it was not a robbery-intended crime as one laptop and two bags of the killed woman were found intact in the car.

Earlier on Tuesday afternoon, at about 5:00 pm local time, two unknown gunmen coming on a motorbike opened fire at two people sitting in a car at a market place in the downtown area of Peshawar.

The gunmen fled the scene after the shooting, they said.

According to a IANS report on, the Chinese woman was visiting Pakistan on vacation.

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