KARACHI: Religious scholar Allama Taqi Hadi Naqvi was shot dead near board office located in North Nazimabad area in an apparent incident of target killing here Thursday.
According to police, the incident took place when four unidentified armed men riding motorbikes opened fire at the rickshaw Allama Naqvi was riding in, resultantly he lost his life on the spot.
The body was taken to the hospital. Police have launched an investigation into the murder.
Majlis e Wahdat e Muslimeen condemning the killing of Allama Naqvi announced to observe three-day mourning.
Meanwhile, Shia Ulema Council (SUC) Chief Allama Sajid Naqvi expressed grief over the killing of Allama Taqi Hadi Naqvi.
Earlier, unknown gunmen opened fire outside a seminary located at Abul Hassan Isphahani Road that killed two persons including the administrator of seminary Qari Ali Hassan and his son.
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