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Killed over an arranged marriage?

The son of a couple from Birmingham who were shot dead during a trip to Pakistan has returned home.

It is understood the family were in the country to resolve an argument about an arranged marriage.

BBC's Asian Network reporter Martyn Smedley explains the background to the incident and Labour MP Khalid Mahmood talks about the broader concern over arranged marriages.

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