Karachi: Target killing claims two more lives
KARACHI: Two people were killed in target killings in different parts of the city on Thursday. A private bank employee was shot dead at Maymar Morr within the limits of Gulshan-e-Maymar police station. Bank employee, Salam, 32, son of Shan Elahi, was going in his car (ALF-634) when unidentified armed men, riding on a motorcycle, opened fire on him, resultantly he received a bullet in his head and died after few moments.
Police shifted the body to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for an autopsy. DSP Aslam Chauhan said the victim was a resident of Sector Y, Gulshan-e-Maymar. SHO Shareef Meo said the victim’s family told said that they had no enmity with any one. The victim family took the body after completion of legal formalities. No case was registered till filing the report. Separately, police found body of a man bearing torture marks from Lyari River near Essa Nagri within the jurisdiction of PIB police station. The identity of the victim was yet to be ascertained. The body was shifted to ASH for legal formalities. After medico-legal formalities, police shifted the body to Edhi Morgue for identification.