2 intel officers shot dead in Karachi
KARACHI: Two men later identified as intelligence officials were shot dead within the jurisdiction of Preedy Police Station, by two men on motorcycles, who managed a clean get-away. After being informed, the police rushed to the scene and shifted the bodies to Civil Hospital Karachi.
DSP Syed Salman Hussain, while talking to Daily Times, said, “The deceased have been identified as Inspector Fazal-ur-Rehman and ASI Mohammad Ibrahim. Both of them worked for the Anti-Terrorist Cell (ATC) of the Intelligence Bureau. They were passing through Akber Road when they got stuck in a traffic jam. Suddenly, the deceased were shot point blank with TT pistols in the head by two motorcyclists, receiving a bullet each.”
According to the Preedy police an FIR was not registered when this report was filed. Ibrahim lived in the jurisdiction of the Bohra Pir police station while Fazal-ur-Rehman was a resident of Malir Halt. The ATC is currently working against suicide bombers and violent extremists in Karachi. According to the police, the deceased were involved in the capture of those behind the attack on Allama Hasan Turabi and other suicide bombers in Karachi.