12/16/2013 05:44 GMT
LAHORE, December 16, 2013 (AFP) - Gunmen killed a Shiite Muslim scholar and wounded two other people in the latest sectarian attack to hit Pakistan, police said on Monday.
Allama Nasir Abbas from Islam's minority branch was killed late Sunday in Lahore, the capital of Punjab province, after addressing a religious gathering, police said, adding that the attackers managed to flee.
"Two attackers on motorcycle opened fire on his vehicle. Primarily it was an incident of targeted killing," senior police official Rana Abdul Jabbar told reporters.