Karachi: 2 cops injured
Karachi: Two policemen sustained bullet wounds in two different places on Tuesday. The Iqbal Market police raided a drug den of Umar in Orangi Town in Iqbal Market police limits. The drug peddlers saw the police and opened fire, injuring constable Zahoor. Police, on seeing their colleague in a pool of blood, opened fire and arrested two drug peddlers, while five of their accomplices managed to flee.
The police seized four TT pistols, one Kalashnikov and 50 kilogrammes of Chars from them. Later, the injured cop was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for treatment.
A policeman was hit by a bullet when unidentified motorbike riders opened fire on a police kiosk in Gulistan-e-Jauhar in Shahrae Faisal police jurisdiction and managed to flee.
The injured cop was rushed to a private hospital in a critical condition. Meanwhile, the Sindh Rangers arrested some 31 suspects during house-to-house search operations in different parts of the city .
The Rangers personnel along with police and sniffer dogs carried out search operations in different parts of Saddar, Bohri Bazaar, Banaras Chowrangi, Orangi Town and other parts of the city.