US Diplomat Kills 2 in Attempted Robbery in Lahore, Pakistan

Raymond Davis, an American diplomat in Pakistan, shot and killed two offenders attempting to rob him Thursday when the offenders confronted him on a motorcycle along a busy roadway in Lahore.

Davis was reported to be in a car, stopped at a traffic light, when assailants on a motorcycle pulled up alongside and tried to rob him. At least one pulled out a pistol, and then was shot by Davis.

Also, a U.S. Consulate car rushing to the scene of the was involved in a car crash that killed a third motorcyclist.

A crowd of bystanders gathered at the scene, and set tires on fire, protesting the shootings.