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The former pupil said Soofi's family were "well off" and lived in a good house but paid no fees at the Islamabad school as his mother taught there.

Texas shooter was 'heartthrob' in Pakistan: schoolmates


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Nadir Soofi, one of the gunmen who attacked a Texas venue hosting a contest to draw the Prophet Mohammed, was a charismatic “ladies’ man” as a teenager, contemporaries from an elite Pakistani school told AFP Wednesday.

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Soofi, 34, and Elton Simpson were shot dead by police on Sunday as they tried to storm the controversial cartoon drawing event.

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility, although US officials caution it is too early to draw a firm link.

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