Karachi: Constable among four shot dead in city
KARACHI: Four people, including a constable, were shot dead on Tuesday in different parts of the city. Tension and panic gripped the mafia-infested Lyari after gangsters opened indiscriminate fire in different localities of Lyari. At least one man was killed and six others were wounded in the sporadic firing. Area people said gangsters belonging to the Rahman Dakait group opened fire on a police team near the Jangiyan Hotel, where they had gone to set up a kiosk in the afternoon.
They said the police retreated as the gangsters intensified firing from the narrow lanes. The driver of a bus was killed and his conductor wounded when unknown culprits opened fire on their vehicle. The driver and the injured conductor were identified as Mohammed Salim and Asim, respectively. The other injured included Aimna, 40, Tariq, 25, Shakir Ali, 25, Shah Ji, 40, Zamir, 25, and Sakina, wife of Saleh Mohammed.