British student shot by extremist group whilst in Pakistan

ITV News 8 November 2012
By Balvinder Sidhu

A 22 year old student is recovering in hospital in Birmingham after being shot by an extremist group during a family visit to Pakistan. Ummad Farooq and five other members including his brother and father were shot at close range by two men on a motorbike in October.

2 days before the incident Ummad had been celebrating his brother's wedding in Karachi.

His brother died at the scene.
Ummad, who is studying for an MBA, was flown back to the UK for his safety and to undergo an operation to have the bullet removed. (continue reading...)