Bahraini banker shot to death in Malaysia

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Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 12:00 am

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - A Bahrain-born banker who founded Malaysia's fifth-largest bank was shot to death in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian police said Tuesday, fueling concerns about rising crime in the Southeast Asian country.

The death of Hussain Ahmad Najadi, 75, marked the third attack on high-profile figures in the past few months. A senior customs official was gunned down in April, while an anti-crime activist is fighting for his life after being shot last week by unknown assailants.

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