Gunmen storm Pakistan hotel, shoot nine foreign tourists, their guide dead
Posted on: 09:57 AM IST Jun 23, 2013
Islamabad: Gunmen stormed a hotel in a remote part of northern Pakistan on Sunday and killed nine foreign tourists and their guide, police and security officials said.
"Unknown people entered a hotel where foreign tourists were staying last night and opened fire," Ali Sher, a senior police officer in the northern Gilgit-Baltistan province, told Reuters. "They killed 10 foreign tourists and fled."
Sher said police had not yet established the nationalities of the victims but he had received reports that several were Chinese.