US diplomat kills two Pakistanis in Lahore
An American diplomat in the Pakistani city of Lahore has shot and killed a Pakistani motor bike rider and his pillion passenger, police say.
Police told the AFP news agency that the American fired his pistol in self defence. US embassy officials confirmed that an American was involved.
Police say that the men were pursuing the American in his car.
“The man told us he pulled out his pistol in self-defence,” Lahore police chief Aslam Tarin told AFP.
A pedestrian was also killed by a speeding car from the US consulate which came to help, police say.