Ragpicker killed in Karachi
KARACHI: In the early hours of the day, armed men riding a motorbike targeted a ragpicker, in his mid-20s, in the Ranchhore Line area. The area police said Khalid, son of Sami Khan, was hit by two bullets each in the chest and head and was rushed to the civil hospital, where he died.
The victim was an Afghan national and was targeted near a garbage dump on Nishter Road, the police said. “Two men on a motorbike stopped close to him and one of them fired at him before escaping,” said an official at the Nabi Bukhsh police station. “The motive behind the killing is not yet clear.”