Senior female Pakistani politician 'shot dead'

Imran Khan said he is "shocked and deeply saddened" by the killing of Pakistani politician Zahra Shahid Hussain:

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I am shocked & deeply saddened by the brutal killing of Zara Shahid Hussain, Zara apa to us, in Karachi tonite. A targetted act of terror!

Police said Ms Hussain was shot dead outside her home in Karachi, Pakistan's Dawn newspaper reported.

She was the senior vice-president of Khan's Movement for Justice party.

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Pakistani politician shot dead

Gunmen have shot and killed a senior member of a leading Pakistani political party outside her home in the city of Karachi in southern Sindh province.