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March 17 – 23, 2014

March 17: Three suffer burn injuries during Holi
Three members of the Hindu community suffered injuries after a mutual friend threw coloured water laced with acid on them during a Holi festival in Model Colony. The victims were celebrating the festival by throwing coloured water on them when a non-Hindu friend took offence to the act and retaliated. All three suffered minor injuries in the incident. Pakistan Observer
March 22: Imambargah trustee killed in Karachi
The brother of the Rizvi Imambargah in Karachi was killed in what police termed to be a sectarian attack. Shujaat Hussain, 24, was sitting at local store when motorcycle bound gunmen attacked them. The victim succumbed to his injuries while he was being taken to a hospital. Dawn