Pakistan reacts to Qandeel Baloch's shocking murder

Updated 16 Jul, 2016 02:11pm

Images Staff

Tributes pour in as news of the Facebook celebrity's death surface

Qandeel Baloch was killed by her brother.
Qandeel Baloch was killed by her brother.

In a shocking turn of events, social media sensation Qandeel Baloch was murdered by her brother in Multan Saturday morning in the name of honour killing, according to local police.

The famed celebrity was known for uploading provocative content on her social media accounts. Reports state she had been receiving threats from her brother owing to her pictures and videos on Facebook.

Qandeel Baloch had earned herself quite a reputation in Pakistan and abroad. Though many find her acts objectionable, her death is a blow that has reverberated throughout the country.