Karachi: Army man killed
KARACHI: A sepoy was gunned down inside his home in Pakhtunabad within the remit of the PIB Colony police station late Sunday night, said officials. Sepoy Waqar, son of Miskeen Ali, had recently arrived from Multan, where he was posted, to spend holidays at home, said PIB Colony SHO Nusrat Hussain Sheikh. The officer added that two armed men entered his home, shot at him and fled. He was rushed to the PNS Shifa Hospital, where he died during treatment. The body was later shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for a post–mortem examination.
The police quoted his family as saying that the killing could be a result of some personal enmity.
A duty officer of the PIB Colony police station said that the family had not lodged the case till Monday night.
Following the killing, tension spread in some parts of the locality. Many shops in the area were not opened after the early morning attack. Other commercial activities were also partially suspended.
Police and Rangers were deployed in the area to avert an untoward situation.