A Nepali Muslim Leader is Murdered in Kathmandu

Muslim leader Faijal Ahamad murdered
Curious onlookers gathering near the shooting site at Ghataghar, Kathmandu where Faijal Ahamed‚ general secretary of Nepal Islamic Sangh was shot dead by an unidentified person today. Pics by Nimesh Jang Rai via THT

In yet another incident of daring broad daylight shooting, Islamic Association General Secretary Faijan Ahamed was killed when two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants opened five rounds of bullet in front of Tri Chandra Campus at Ghantaghar, which is right next to the Kathmandu Valley Police Office. The assailants attacked Ahmed, 36, at 1:45 pm when he was on his way to office (near Tri Chandra Campus) after finishing his afternoon prayers at the nearby Jama Mosuqe. Critically injured Ahamed was rushed to Bir Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He sustained bullets in his chest and waist. The armed gunmen are on the run as police have intensified search for the assailants. The motive behind the killing is not clear yet. Continue reading A Nepali Muslim Leader is Murdered in Kathmandu