Karachi: 2 political activists target-killed
KARACHI: As reported by The Nation on Wednesday, two activists of a Karachi-based political party, were shot dead, in separate incidents while riots that erupted ensuing the killings, were continued in parts of the city here on Tuesday. According to details, in the first incident, the bullet-riddled body of a political activist, namely 40-year-old Azizur Rehman, son of Mohammad Taqqi, a resident of Mir Mohammad Baloch area, Baghdadi was found. He was kidnapped by unidentified culprits when he was going to greet his family members Eid-ul-Fitr two days ago from the said area. Unidentified armed men intercepted and kidnapped him while after torching they shot him dead at Fariya Street near MH School in the remit of Kharadar Police and managed to flee. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for legal formalities. According to the CHK Medico Legal Officer (MLO), he had sustained 5 bullets and died on the spot. In another incident, another activist of the same political party was gunned down by unidentified armed men at Sikanderabad within the jurisdiction of Liaqatabad Police. The police said that Kaleem Ahmed, son of Nisar Ahmed, was a resident of Sikanderabad area near Hanfia Mosque. They said that he was sitting in front of his house when unidentified motorcyclists reached there and fired gunshots at him.