Karachi: ANP man among 2 shot dead in Orangi
KARACHI: Two persons, including a worker of the Awami National Party, were shot dead in separate incidents in Orangi Town on Sunday, police said. They said Ibrahim Khan, 33, was sitting at a shop on the ‘100-Foot Road’ in Bukhari Colony within the remit of the Orangi Town police station, when two assailants riding a motorcycle emerged there, fired at him and rode away.
The victim sustained serious wounds and died on the spot, the police added. Orangi Town DSP Tariq Malik said the victim was sitting at a UPS repair shop where he was targeted. A spokesman for the ANP said Ibrahim was a senior member of the party.
The body was sent to the Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities. Following the killing, tension gripped the Bukhari Colony area, where unidentified persons forced shopkeepers to pull down their shutters.
Shortly after the ANP man’s killing, another man was targeted under the Banaras flyover within the remit of the Orangi Town police station. The area DSP said the victim was a disabled person. Unidentified assailants said to be riding a motorcycle targeted him under the flyover when he was passing through the area, he added.
He was taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where doctors declared him dead on arrival. The victim was identified as Abdul Karim, 45, the DSP said, adding that he was a resident of Orangi Town’s Sector-5.