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Bhaarat
16 May 11,, 09:52
Gunmen kill Saudi diplomat in Karachi
Gunmen kill Saudi diplomat in Karachi - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) (http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/05/16/3218361.htm?section=justin)

A Saudi Arabian diplomat has been killed in a drive-by shooting in the Pakistani city of Karachi.

Police say four gunmen on two motorcycles opened fire at a car belonging to the Saudi Arabian consulate from two sides.

"We condemn this attack. No-one who carries out this kind of attack can be a Muslim," said Saudi ambassador Abdul Aziz al-Ghadeer.

He did not give details on the rank of the diplomat who was killed.

"The Saudi national killed was himself driving the car and was probably going to the consulate from his house," a police spokesman said.

An official from the media section of the Saudi embassy identified the man as a Saudi diplomat, while another official from the embassy earlier identified him as a security official working for the consulate in Karachi.

Pakistani police in Karachi said the man had been driving in a vehicle with diplomatic plates when two motorcycle riders opened fire at a crossroads in an upmarket neighbourhood.

"The consulate employee died of multiple bullet wounds on the spot," said Fayaaz Leghari, the police chief of southern province Sindh, of which Karachi is the capital.

"The attackers fled on the motorbike."

Pakistani provincial home ministry official Sharfuddin Memon identified the dead man as a junior officer at the consulate.

"We are investigating if it was linked to the Abbottabad operation or was an isolated incident," he said in reference to Osama bin Laden's death on May 2.

The diplomat's death comes after drive-by assailants threw two grenades at the Saudi consulate in Karachi last Wednesday.

Al Qaeda is violently opposed to the Saudi government and has vowed revenge for the death of bin Laden, who was born in Saudi Arabia.


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Bhaarat

Blademaster
16 May 11,, 16:57
The next thing we know is that Pakistan will claim it is the work of RAW designed to cast aspersions against Pakistan and its beloved institution, ISI. :rolleyes:

USSWisconsin
16 May 11,, 17:07
These vile creatures attack the representatives of birthplace of their hero? Get em on their way to meet with the 72 Virginians.

dave lukins
16 May 11,, 20:44
These vile creatures attack the representatives of birthplace of their hero? Get em on their way to meet with the 72 Virginians.

Virginians? :biggrin:

troung
16 May 11,, 23:20
The next thing we know is that Pakistan will claim it is the work of RAW designed to cast aspersions against Pakistan and its beloved institution, ISI.

They do the dirty work for the CIA/XE/R2 who themselves work for the Juice.

Double Edge
17 May 11,, 00:13
"We are investigating if it was linked to the Abbottabad operation or was an isolated incident," he said in reference to Osama bin Laden's death on May 2.

The diplomat's death comes after drive-by assailants threw two grenades at the Saudi consulate in Karachi last Wednesday.

Al Qaeda is violently opposed to the Saudi government and has vowed revenge for the death of bin Laden, who was born in Saudi Arabia.
This just stumps me :confused:

Why would the Saudi's be getting any attention for OBL's op ?