THE family of a man from Blackburn shot dead in Pakistan has made a heart-breaking appeal for 'justice' for the 29-year-old businessman. 

The video of a news report, which has been shared across social media, is believed to show the brother of Jahangir Hussain, who died after he was attacked in Jhelum on Thursday morning.

With tears streaming down his face, the man said: "He has been attacked for no reason.

"He was such a lovely guy.

"He was an educated person, he was a degree holder, he was a businessman, he is a brother, he is a son and a brother-in-law.

"Somebody murdered him so brutally.

"We demand justice for him, we just want justice for him please."

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It is believed that Mr Hussain, who was from near Little Harwood, was shot as he left his mother's home in the Punjab.

Police have confirmed a murder investigation has been launched.