KARACHI: At least seven people including a policeman were killed in different parts of the city on Sunday.
Two friends were gunned down on the New MA Jinnah street on Sunday evidently in yet another sectarian strike in Karachi.
Mudabar Raza, 35, and Haider Raza, 33, were heading in the direction of the prison Chowrangi on their way home when two unidentified assailants on a motorcycle came across and opened fire at them, murdering both the men on the location, Brigade policemanman said.
The bodies were moved to the Jinnah Postgraduate health Centre, SSP East Pir Mohammed Shah said. The victims, who lived in Rizvia Society, had endured multiple projectile wounds in their top torsos with 9mm pistols. The expended bullet shells discovered at the location have been sent for forensic tests.
examiners said the killing evidently appeared to be a part of sectarian goal killings but other facets would also be enquired.
In New Karachi, a policeman was shot dead and another was hurt in a drive-by firing in Khamisa Goth.
policeman constables Tasawwur and Qurban Ali of the Hyderi police position were deployed for intelligence on lawless persons functioning out of the New Karachi developed locality. On Sunday night, both the cops were stationed at Khamisa Goth to apprehend some suspected lawless persons, who had got away to the area.
Both the cops were injured in the strike as the strikeers got away with the arrested suppose. The police moved the hurt policemen to the Abbasi Shaheed clinic, where Tasawwur succumbed to his injuries while Ali was admitted to the clinic. The deceased had endured multiple projectile cuts in the barrel.
In Lyari, an unidentified man was shot dead in Gul Mohammed Lane.The victim was transient through the area when two unidentified attackers on a motorcycle came to him and opened blaze, murdering him on the spot. The body was taken to the Civil clinic Karachi for medico-legal formalities, Kalakot policeman said. He was shot multiple times in the barrel which verified mortal.
Another unidentified man was shot dead in Lyari’s Gulistan Colony. The casualty who looked to be in his 20s was walking along the street when two assailants came on a motorcycle and shot him dead, Chakiwara policeman said. The body was shifted to the municipal hospital.
In Mauripur, the body of an unidentified teenager was found trussed up in a gunny bag.
The young man who looked to be around 15 years old had been kidnapped, tortured and killed, while his body was thrown in a desolate place beside Machhar Colony, Docks police said