Four more killed in Karachi
KARACHI: Four people, including an activist of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), were shot dead in different areas of the city on Wednesday, police said.
A man affiliated with MQM was gunned down near Hyder Chowk, Orangi Town within the remits of Orangi Town police station.Police said that the victim identified as Alamgir, 30, alias Guddu, son of Ahmed Jan, was going back to home when unidentified assailants riding a motorbike waylaid him and opened fire. Resultantly, he sustained multiple bullet injuries and died on the spot.
After getting information, police rushed to the spot and shifted the body to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for an autopsy and later handed over to heirs.Police suspected target killing as motive behind the killing and said further investigation was underway.In another incident, a man belonging to ASWJ was shot dead and his nephew wounded at petrol station bridge within the jurisdiction of Nazimabad police station.Police said that the victims Asif, 35, son of Abdul Sami and his nephew Mateen, 19, son of Abdul Wasi were going to a workplace on a motorbike while unidentified assailants also riding a bike intercepted them and opened indiscriminate fire and fled.
Resultantly, they sustained multiple bullet injuries and were shifted to ASH where doctor pronounced Asif as dead and admitted Mateen for medical treatment. Police saw sectarian ground behind the killing.
Separately, a worker of garments factory was gunned down near Fawara Chowk within the limits of Garden police station.Police said that the victim identified as Mohammad Shahid, 32, son of Raza Khan was working at a factory when unidentified armed men barged into the factory and opened targeted fire. As a result, Khan died on the spot. The body was shifted at the Civil Hospital Karachi. Police said the victim was killed in a targeted attack.Meanwhile, a man was shot dead within the precincts of Manghopir police station. Police said that the victim identified as Zafer Imam, was shot to death by unidentified culprits over unknown reasons. The body was shifted to ASH for postmortem.