Pakistan Mob Attacks Police, Angered by Rape and Murder of Eight-Year-Old Girl

Eight-year-old Zainab Ansari was raped and murdered before being dumped on a pile of rubbish: CCTV shows girl being led away by mystery man in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan – A mob angered over the recent rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl attacked a police station and a nearby government building in eastern Punjab province on Wednesday, triggering clashes that left at least two people dead and several injured, the police said.

The violence erupted in the city of Kasur hours before the funeral of Zainab Ansari, whose case has drawn wide public outrage.

The girl went missing last week while going to a nearby home for Quranic studies. Her parents, who were away at a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia at the time, returned on Wednesday, landing at the Islamabad airport.

“We will not bury our daughter until her killers are arrested,” said the father, Ameen Ansari, as his wife sobbed.

Pakistani students protest during a rally to condemn the rape and…

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