2 MQM men downed in Ranchhore Line
KARACHI: Two workers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s Ranchhore Line sector became the fresh victims of the target killings.
Police said that the two men, identified as Mohammad Kashif and Mohammad Jaffar, were targeted on Chand Bibi Road near the civil hospital on Sunday night.
The police added that the victims were sitting when two armed men riding a motorcycle pulled up, opened fire on them and escaped.
Both the wounded men were rushed to the nearby hospital, where they succumbed to their wounds during treatment.
Hospital sources said that the two victims had suffered gunshot wounds in the head, chest and abdomen.
Saddar Town SSP Irshad Sehar said that the assailants used a TT and 9mm pistols in the firing. He said the investigators had collected spent bullet casings of both weapons from the crime-scene.
Following the killings, Burnes Road and adjoining areas reverberated with gunfire forcing traders to pull down shutters of eateries and other businesses.