Karachi: Target killing swallows 7 more people
KARACHI: As reported by The News on Thursday, seven persons, including activists of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and the Awami National Party (ANP), were killed on Wednesday in the recent spate of target killing.
Sharif, Subhan, and Noor Mohammed were targeted in Baldia Town Police limits.
Police sources said that late Tuesday night they were present at a Daboo (Carrom) shop situated in Muslim Ittehad Colony, Baldia, when armed motorcycle riders opened indiscriminate fire, injuring five persons and fled.
In a separate case, Abdul Majeed an MQM activist, was shot dead in the Al-Falah Police limits.
Police said that, the deceased was running a Pan shop in Millat Town of Al-Falah.
On late Tuesday night armed motorcycle riders came over to his shop, opened fire and killed Majeed. The deceased was the resident of Millat Town.
On Wednesday, unidentified armed men started firing at Majeed’s funeral procession, upon which the Rangers personnel took action and rounded up some suspects.
An ANP activist, Abdul Malik, was killed by armed men riding on a motorcycle.
Noor Niazi was shot dead in Peerabad Police limits. Police said that the incident happened in Qasba Morr area on early Wednesday morning.
Investigations revealed that the deceased was an activist of the PPP and was present outside his house, when armed men on motorcycles opened indiscriminate fire, killing Niazi, and fled away.
Meanwhile, Ehsanullah was shot dead in Peerabad Police limits soon after the murder of Noor Niazi.
Police said that the deceased was present in Peerabad No-2, when armed men opened fire, injuring Ehsan, and fled.
He was moved to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries, the deceased was the resident of the same area and possessed a criminal record.