MQM worker shot dead near Abbasi Shaheed Hospital
KARACHI: A supporter of MQM was shot dead while two others were injured near Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) within the limits of Shamim Shaheed police check post. The victim 28-year-old Saleem son of Roshan was on his way on a motorcycle along with his friend namely Zubair.
When the victim reached the railway crossing situated near ASH, unidentified armed men in a white Khyber car ambushed him and opened fire. Resultantly, Saleem died on the spot, while Zubair and one passerby namely Mohammad Masood sustained injuries. Police shifted the body and injured to ASH for medico-legal formalities.
SHO Waqar Azeem said that the victim was a supporter of MQM and a resident of Shershah. Officer said that according to an eyewitness, two armed motorcyclists were also providing cover to the assailants. Further investigation in the case is in process.