Attack on Hamid Mir: You have the right to remain silent

Our budding forensic investigation experts have already decided who the triggermen in the attack on Mr Mir are.

  • @mediagag: RT @YaqubImmegret: @SamadK That Saleem Shehzad was responsible for killing himself.
  • @mediagag: Wawrinka keeps breaking streaks. First time that someone other than Big3 has won a clay court masters since Robredo won in Hamburg in '06.
  • @mediagag: I do love a flaky inconsistent (inverted) winger, & mirallas often fits that bill. also is Seamus Coleman the best deal in the last decade?
  • @mediagag: Roberto Martinez is what happens when you combine the best of Spanish football with the best of Britain. much like Xabi Alonso.
  • @mediagag: Juan Mata must feel like he's back in his last season at Valencia.
  • @karachikhatmal: RT @umairjav: Going by the internet, it appears Pakistanis are remarkably adept at plotting fatal attacks on themselves.
  • @karachikhatmal: Mera naam Ahmer hai jiss ka matlab hi laal hota hai... @UrduLiverpool
  • @karachikhatmal: "Yo dawg I heard you liked literature so we let you have the last word on The Last Word in the Last… http://t.co/Y5stFD01pr
  • @warishusain: RT @mSaleemJaved: Report of yet another attack on journalism in #Pakistan. Abdul Ghani Kakar of DW fired upon in #Quetta #Pakistan. Severel…
  • @warishusain: The Pakhtun question http://t.co/O9w7AYQxhk would like to hear Hakeem @mazdaki's thoughts on this piece.
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Our budding forensic investigation experts have already decided who the triggermen in the attack on Mr Mir are.

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