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Pak actress-singer Reshma shot dead

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KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA — In yet another incident of violence against female artists in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, actress and singer Reshma was recently shot dead allegedly by her husband in Nowshera Kalan area.

According to a report by Geo tv, Reshma, who was the suspect’s fourth wife, used to live with her brother at the city’s Hakimabad area.

Police revealed that the suspect had entered the house and started firing at his wife, following a domestic dispute. However, Reshma’s husband managed to escape the crime scene.

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The investigation into the matter has been initiated after the police registered the case.

This is the 15th such incident of violence against female artists in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa this year. In a similar incident, stage actress Sunbul was shot dead on February 3, after she repeatedly refused to accompany the accused to a private party.

Known for her popular Pashto songs, Reshma had also acted in the famous Pakistani drama ‘Zhobal Goluna’.

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Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush dies at 84

Pratigya Waiju

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CHICAGO—Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush died on Saturday at the age of 84.

Rush succumbed to complication from a stroke he suffered in 2003.

Rush was born in Philadelphia, Mississipi. He settled in Chicago and began playing the local clubs, wearing a cowboy hat and sometimes strumming his guitar upside down for effect.

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He catapulted to international fame in 1956 with his first recording on Cobra Records of “I Can’t Quite You Baby,” which reached No.6 on the Billboard R&B chart.

He was a key architect of the Chicago “West Side Sound” in the 1950s and 1960s, which modernized traditional blues to introduce more of a jazzy, amplified sound.

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