Karachi: Gangsters’ fire-trade kills a boy
KARACHI: As reported by the Dawn News on Wednesday, a 12-year-old boy was killed when activists of two political parties exchanged fire in a fight over hoisting of party flags in Korangi on Tuesday, police and witnesses said.
Awami National Party and Mutthaida Qaumi Movement activists had a clash in Zia Colony, said officials of the Korangi Police Station.
Korangi SP Usman Ghani said that Zahid Masih, son of John, suffered a gunshot wound in the crossfire between two groups and died before he could be shifted to hospital.
Shortly after the killing, police and Rangers reached the crime-scene and got hold of several suspects.
The police arrested a dozen of suspects associated with the two groups and seized one AK-47 rifle, four TT pistols and 50 rounds of ammunition found in their possession.