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Family, friends mourn social media star Qandeel Baloch in Pakistan


Relatives and local residents carry the coffin of the late model Qandeel Baloch in Shah Sadar Din village, near Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan, after her brother strangled her to death for "family honour" because she posted "shameful" pictures on Facebook. Photo: AP.


Anwar Bibi, the mother of Qandeel Baloch mourns beside her body. The strangling of Baloch, judged by many in deeply conservative Muslim Pakistan as infamous for selfies and videos that by Western standards would appear tame, has prompted shock and revulsion. Photo: AP.


Baloch, believed to be in her twenties and whose real name was Fauzia Azeem, was killed on Friday night at her family's home near Multan. Her brother was arrested a day later, after her father filed a police complaint against him for the killing. Photo: AP.

Pakistani police officers present Waseem Azeem, the brother of slain model Qandeel Baloch, before the media following his arrest at a police station in Multan, Pakistan, Sunday, July 17, 2016. Pakistani police say the brother of slain model Baloch has confessed to strangling her to death for "family honor" because she posted "shameful" pictures on Facebook. (AP Photo/Asim Tanveer)

Waseem Azeem, the brother of Qandeel Baloch said that he is "not embarrassed" to have killed her. Wasim said he acted alone and that her behaviour was intolerable. Photo: AP.

Updated Date: Jul 18, 2016 10:51 AM

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