Karachi: Robbers hurt Japanese consulate men
KARACHI: As reported by the Daily Times on Friday, two employees of Japan’s Consulate in Karachi were injured when robbers opened fire on their diplomatic car in the limits of Artillery Maidan Police Station on Thursday.
The injured included a guard and an administrative officer, senior Japanese diplomat Toshikazu Isomura said.
“They were local employees, no Japanese diplomat was there in the car,” he said.
City Police Chief Fayyaz Leghari said the unidentified gunmen opened fire when the two consulate staffers stopped outside a restaurant after withdrawing cash from a bank.
The injured identified as Gull Muhammad and Ghulam Haider, have been admitted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC).
Police sources said the bandits managed to escape with looted amount, including $2,400 and Rs27,000.