Terrorism & Security Pakistan PM vows justice after mobs kills Christian couple over 'blasphemy'

A young Christian couple was accused of having desecrated a Quran on Tuesday and brutally murdered by a village crowd. Pakistan leader Nawaz Sharif vowed the attackers would be punished.

By , Staff writer

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif weighed in on the brutal mob murder Tuesday of a young Christian couple accused of blasphemy, calling it a “public lynching” and saying the law should pursue and punish those responsible.