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South Asia

Liberal professor of Islam shot dead in Pakistan


Karachi students protest over killing of Mohammad Shakil Auj, who was known for his liberal views and was in legal dispute

Agence France-Presse in Karachi

A professor of Islam known for his liberal religious views has been shot dead in the Pakistani port city of Karachi.

Mohammad Shakil Auj, 54, dean of Islamic Studies at the University of Karachi, was on his way to an Iranian cultural centre to which he had been invited as a guest of honour.


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