Pakistani women’s rights campaigner shot dead in Karachi.

A prominent Pakistani women’s rights campaigner has been shot dead in a drive-by shooting in Karachi.

Sabeem Mehmud was travelling home with her mother from a discussion on torture allegations on Friday evening, when she was shot by the unidentified gunmen.

Ms Mehmud died on her way to hospital, where doctors reportedly retrieved five bullets from her body. Her mother was also shot and remains in a critical condition in hospital.