Young woman, man shot dead -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Young woman, man shot dead

KARACHI, July 31: An 18-year-old man and a young woman were killed in separate acts of violence in the city on Thursday.

The bullet-riddled body of the woman was found at a desolate place near Quershi Co-operative Society in the Sachal police limits.

It was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where sources said the victim woman had received four bullets, one of them to her head that proved fatal.

They said the burqa-clad woman was wearing green printed shalwar-qamees and appeared to be in her late 20s.

They said the woman received a bullet each in her abdomen, right thigh and right hand.

The sources said the chemical examination report would ascertain if the woman was also criminally assaulted.

The police said the victim remained unidentified and her body was kept at Edhi’s Morgue for identification.

A case (FIR 452/08) was registered under Sections 302 and 34 of the Pakistan Penal Code against unknown culprits.

The police said the incident seemed motivated by personal enmity.

An 18-year-old man was found shot dead at Madina Colony in Korangi 3½.

Zaman Town police said the victim, identified as Naseer alias Tony, son of Abdur Rahman, was lying in front of the Askar School.

The body was shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre. The medico-legal officer, who conducted the autopsy, told Dawn that the man was hit by two bullets, one to his head and the other in the jaw, from a point-blank range as both bullets went through his skull.

The police said the victim, resident of house 1290, street 6, Raheemabad, Korangi 3-1/3, had been missing since Wednesday night when he left his home.

The police said the young man was jobless and had estranged relationship with his family.

A case (FIR 279/08) against unknown culprits was registered on the complaint of the victim’s father.