Gunman severely wounds Swedish woman in Pakistan

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LAHORE, Pakistan — A gunman on a motorcycle shot and severely wounded an elderly Swedish Christian woman who worked at a church in eastern Pakistan today, officials said.

The woman, who was identified by Pakistani police as Bargetta Emmi, was getting out of her car in front of her home in the city of Lahore when she was shot in the neck by an unknown assailant. Her servants reported the incident to police, said Pakistani police officer Malik Awais.

She was a director of Full Gospel Assemblies of Pakistan Church, Awais said.

The gunman who shot Emmi escaped, and the motive was unclear.

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