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Gunmen kill female singer for refusing to go with them to a party in Pakistan

Police said the singer was shot multiple times at her home after the gunmen broke in and asked her to perform for them at a private party.

world Updated: Feb 03, 2018 23:31 IST

Pakistani police say three gunmen have shot and killed a female singer who refused to accompany them to a private party.

Police official Saeed Khan says the incident happened in the northwestern city of Mardan on Saturday.

He says the artist, known only as Sumbul, was shot multiple times and killed at her home after the gunmen broke in and asked her to perform for them at a private party.

Khan says the perpetrators fled the scene of the killing and that he police are searching for them.

There have been similar attacks on female artists in this part of the country in the past.