Three Pakistanis killed in Britain

August 10th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Aug 10 (IANS) Three Pakistanis were killed in Birmingham Wednesday while protecting a mosque from rioters, police said.

The three were hit by a car when they were guarding the shrine in Wilson Green area, Online news agency reported.

They have been identified as residents of Gujar Khan city in Rawalpindi district. Two of them were brothers - Haroon Hussain, 32, and Shazad Hussain, 30.

The third man was identified as Mansoor Ali, 22.

Birmingham police said the men had been drawn into a fight with looters as they defended their properties and businesses. At least 80 bystanders witnessed the incident.

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