Karachi: MQM man gunned down in Baldia
KARACHI: An activist of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement was killed and his associate wounded when gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on them in a Baldia Town locality on Thursday, police said. They said that the killing occurred at Tabba Chowk where 23–year–old Kamran Saleem and Mohammad Iqbal were sitting near the traffic intersection. Both men suffered multiple gunshot wounds. They were taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where Kamran was pronounced dead on arrival while Iqbal was admitted for treatment. Iqbal was said to be in critical condition, the police said quoting the hospital officials.
A duty officer at the Saeedabad police station said that both men were members of ‘unit 113’ of the MQM organisational structure.
Tension gripped different parts of Baldia Town following the killing.