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March 3 – 9, 2014

March 5: Prayer leader killed in Peshawar

A prayer leader was shot dead in the Laja Garhi village near Peshawar by unidentified assailants. The victim was an Afghan national.  Dawn

March 5: Policeman shot dead in Peshawar sectarian attack

A Khyber Pakhtunkhwa policeman was shot dead in Peshawar in a sectarian attack. Hasan Ali was working in the communications wing of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Daily Times

March 8: Yoga centre burnt down in Islamabad 

A yoga centre inaugurated by a world famous Indian guru was burnt by a mob in Islamabad. The Art of Living centre was located in the upmarket Bani Gala suburb of the capital and was the Pakistan branch of an international non-government organisation founded by Nobel peace prize nominee Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Daily Times