Top MQM activist gunned down in Nazimabad
KARACHI: Some unidentified armed men shot dead an activist of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in front of the Nazimabad Inquiry Office here Monday evening.
Area police said MQM’s joint sector in-charge Adil Jaffery was passing from the said locality when unidentified men on a motorcycle intercepted him, sprayed him with bullets and fled.
On receiving the information, police rushed to the spot and moved the body to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital while tension engulfed the area.
Following the incident, an angry mob took to the streets and staged a protest demonstration causing suspension of traffic and business activities in Nazimabad, Paposh Nagar and surrounding areas.
Aerial firing was also reported from different areas.