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Terror Victim Treated in B'ham

A British student who was shot in the head while in Pakistan with his family has undergone pioneering surgery in Birmingham to have the bullet removed from his nose.

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Student describes moment he was shot in the head in Pakistan

The British student being treated in Birmingham after he and his family were shot at close range in Pakistan, has described the moment they came under fire.

Ummad Farooq, who's 22, and studying for a MBA at Sunderland University, was attending a wedding in Karachi when he was gunned down.

His newly-wed brother died in the attack, and his father is in intensive care.

“I only went to Pakistan a few weeks ago for my brother’s wedding. After the wedding, we were attacked as we returned home from Friday prayers.

“My father was driving the car while I, my two uncles and my newly-wed brother’s father-in-law were in the car. My brother was riding a bike. As we were half way home, we heard a gunshot. My father saw from the side mirror that my brother was on the ground and was bleeding. He had been fatally wounded.

“As Papa stopped the car, there were two men on a bike who opened fire on us. My father got shot with five bullets that are still in his body. He is fighting for his life in intensive care in a hospital in Pakistan."

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