20 murdered at Sufi Islam shrine in Pakistan

  1. The motive is unclear, but one senior local police officer said the suspect appeared to be mentally unstable, or that the killings could be related to rivalry for control of the shrine.
  2. Police said it was customary for food to be distributed at the shrine during the first week of Rajab, a scared [sic] month of the Islamic calendar which began at the end of March.