Karachi: 2 gunned down; five die in mishaps
Karachi: Two people were gunned down on Thursday while five died in different accidents in parts of the city. A young man was killed by robbers after he offered resistance in the Manghopir police limits on Thursday, police said.
Two armed men riding a motorcycle intercepted the vehicle of Khuda Bukhsh, 42, near Madina Hotel on Ijtima Road and tried to rob him at gunpoint. He offered resistance and was shot dead by the robbers, who then fled the scene along with Bukhsh’s mobile phone and money.
The police shifted the body to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for legal formalities.
A 25-year-old man was gunned on Thursday in the Pak Colony police limits on Thursday, police said. Nadir received bullet wounds when unidentified people riding a motorcycle opened fire on him near Mawava Shah Graveyard while he was going along with his friends.
He was injured and was taken by his friends to the Civil Hospital in a critical condition. However, during treatment he breathed his last. Later his relatives took his body without legal formalities being done.
According to the police, the deceased lived in Jhanabad area of in Lyari. They believe he was killed due to some old enmity.
The bullet-riddled body of a young man was found in the Model Colony police limits on Thursday, police said.
Area people saw the body and informed the police, who reached the spot and shifted the victim, whose hands and legs had been tied with a piece of rope, to the JPMC for legal formalities.
Five people were killed in mishaps in the city on Thursday, police said. Ten-year-old Irsalan died after a hit-and-run motorcycle ran over him near the Manzil Petrol Pump in the Landhi police limits while he was crossing a road.
A motorcyclist, Yaqoob, 21, was knocked down to death by a truck in the Korangi Industrial Area police jurisdiction.
Abdul Naeem, 24, passed away after a hit-and-run minibus ran over him in the Malir City police area while he was going on his motorcycle.
An unidentified man, said to be in his mid-20s, was knocked down to death by a hit-and-run Mazda truck near Babar Market in the Landhi police limits while he was going on his motorcycle. Another unknown man died after a vehicle ran over him near Essa Nagri Graveyard in the PIB Colony police jurisdiction.