Ahmadiya man killed in Pakistan

An Ahmadiya man was stabbed to death by an enraged Muslim in Pakistan on Monday, just days after gun, grenade and suicide attacks on the minority sect killed more than 80 people, the police said.
The stabbing took place in the town of Narowal, some 100 kilometres northeast of Lahore, where suspected Sunni militants wearing suicide vests burst into prayer halls on Friday and killed 82 worshippers. “In the morning, a man identified as Abid Butt climbed the wall of the house of a local Ahmadiya family and stabbed Naimat Ullah, 55, and his son Mansoor Ahmed,” local police station chief Riaz Sangha said by telephone.

Pak forces kill 30 militants in offensive
Islamabad : The Pakistani forces on Monday killed 30 militants, including a key militant commander during operation in various areas of Orakzai Agency, officials said, reports our Pakistan correspondent.
Officials said the security forces helicopters pounded militants’ positions in Ismailzai killing 30 militants, including a key commander and injuring several others. “Seven hideouts were also destroyed in an offensive in Ghaljo, Tork-anray and adjoining areas,” a security official said. At least 1,200 militants have been killed so far in Pakistan’s forces operation.

Man exhumes dead wife skull from cemetery
Colombo : A Sri Lankan man exhumed his dead wife’s skull from the cemetery and decorated it at home for memory, an act that landed him in a psychiatric ward.
A 50-year-old man of Mahavilachchiya town exhumed the skull of his wife, ten months after her burial and then brought it home, placed it on a ped-estal, offered flowers and lit oil lamps. He has been placed in the care of the nearby Anuradhapura Hospital’s Psychiatric ward. Acting magistrate Ranjith Rajakaruna ordered that the skull be re-interred in the cemetery, the Island Newspaper reported. —PTI

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