PSM worker, ex-soldier target-killed in Karachi
KARACHI: As reported by the Dawn News on Tuesday, a young employee of the Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) and a retired soldier were gunned down in separate attacks in different parts of the city on Monday, officials said. Zaheer Abbas, a 29-year-old employee of the PSM, was targeted at a bus stop near his residence in Gulshan-e-Hadeed as he was waiting for a bus to reach his workplace in the morning. “Zaheer was to be married in two months. The murder seems to be motivated by personal reasons,” the police official said. A retired sepoy of Pakistan Army was gunned down in Model Colony, police said. They added that Mohammad Bashir, in his late 40s, was heading to Malir Cantt on a motorbike when he was seen falling down on a road near the Mehran Depot. The victim was shifted to an ambulance but he died on his way to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC).