Teenager shot dead in Karachi
KARACHI: A teenage boy was shot dead outside his home situated near Chhota Maidan, Nazimabad, on Tuesday, police said.
They said that the 18-year-old, Abdul Waris, was allegedly killed by one of his paternal cousins.
“The victim’s cousin, Naseeb Zaman, had come from his native town, Buner, and they were trying to settle a family dispute for a couple of days,” said an official at the Shamim Shaheed Police Post. “They could not reach a settlement and their negotiations ended in firing, leaving Waris dead.”
The official said that Naseeb managed to escape after the incident and efforts were underway to trace him.
He said the victim had been living with his friends in a rented house for several months and working as an industrial worker.