Karachi: MQM activist among three gunned down
KARACHI: An MQM activist among three persons were gunned down in separate incidents of target killing here on Sunday. In the first incident, the activist of MQM was gunned down at Lines Area, within the remits of Brigade police station. The police said Rehan (30) sustained bullet wounds in the wee hours on Saturday when armed men ambushed him near his home located in Block F, Lines Area.
He was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The police handed over the body to the family after autopsy while the incident flared up the tension in area where commercial and private activities remained suspended. In the second incident, another person was killed in the remits of Pirabad police station. The police said that gunmen shot dead and threw his body near Chotta Graveyard, Frontier Colony. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital and to city morgue for identification after autopsy.
Moreover, another man was shot dead in the limits of Gulistan-e-Juhar. The police said that 35-year-old Abdul Kareem was sitting near his home located at Hussain Hazzara Goth, Gulshan-e-Iqbal when armed pillion riders killed him and managed to flee.