TDoR 2022 / 2022 / March / 26 / S.


26 Mar 2022
Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2022/26-Mar-2022/S.


S. died from gunshot wounds after they and another person were attacked. We don't know their social name.

Crimes against transgender community are on the rise in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as two transgender people were killed on Saturday in two separate firing incidents in Peshawar and Mardan. Reportedly, a transgender named [birthname] and another person were fired upon at Mardan Charsadda Chowk. As a result, [Birthname] died on the spot while the other person got injured. It is the fourth incident of murder of a member of already repressed community in just one week in Peshawar.

Poor [birthname] hailed from Swat. In another incident of the same nature, some unknown men riding a motorcycle opened fire on the vehicle of transgender people near the city museum in Mardan. According to police, a transgender identified as Coconut was killed and another person was hurt in the firing incident.

Report added: 27 Mar 2022. Last updated: 8 Nov 2022

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