Karachi: 2 men shot dead in Orangi Town
KARACHI: Two watchmen were shot dead in separate incidents of firing in Orangi Town on Thursday, police said.
The officials added that the watchman of a soap factory was shot dead near the Zia Colony graveyard in the early hours of Thursday.
Wazir Khan, 45, son of Bagh Wali, was returning home in Orangi Town Sector 10 when unidentified armed men sprayed him with bullets, said an official at the Mominabad police station.
The victim suffered five bullet wounds and died on the spot while the attackers fled after the firing.
The body was later shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities. The assailants also took away his pistol, said DSP Tariq Malik.
He added that the victim had no affiliation with any political party. He hailed from Mardan and had seven children, the officer said.
The police suspected personal enmity as a possible motive behind the killing.
Another watchman was shot dead in Orangi Town near Islamia Colony within the remit of the Pirabad police station, police said.
They added that Ghulam Nazir, 47, son of Munir Gul, was on duty near Sheena Hotel in Orangi Town Sector 2 when armed men fired at him. A bullet hit him in the head, leaving him dead on the spot.
The body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.
The victim was a resident of Pakhtunabad Sector 8, the police said. The watchman also used to look after vehicles parked in the area.
No case was registered till filing of the report in the evening.