3 hurt in Hasan Square firing
KARACHI: At least three people were injured in a firing incident at Food Street near Hasan Square in the city, triggering panic in the area late Wednesday night.
According to police sources, some unidentified people distributed slips for extortion money at Food Street some days back.
Late Wednesday night, when they were denied the extortion money, the miscreants opened fire at a local hotel, injuring three people including the owner of the hotel.
The injured were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital in critical condition. Following the incident, the commercial centers and business hubs in the areas were closed under an air of panic and dread.