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Chinese National Killed, Two Others Injured When Gunman Opened Fire in a Karachi Dental Clinic

Policemen gather outside a dental clinic after an ethnically Chinese man was shot dead in an attack in Karachi on September 28, 2022. A gunman killed a man and wounded two others of Chinese ethnicity in an attack in Pakistan on September 28, police said. Asif HASSAN / AFP

Pakistani authorities now believe that a gunman “singled out and targeted” an ethnically Chinese-owned dental clinic in Karachi in an attack that killed one and injured two.

Police say all three of the victims were dual Chinese-Pakistani nationals. The couple that owns the clinic, both in their 70s, were injured in the shooting, while the clinic’s 32-year cashier was killed.

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