Seven killed in Karachi violence
KARACHI: Seven people, including an employee of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and two Shia men, were gunned down in different parts of the city on Monday, police said.
According to police, an employee of WHO working on daily wages was killed near Haji Aslam Khan Goth in Ahsan Abad within the precincts of Sohrab Goth police station. Police said that 39-year-old Farooq, son of Moosa, was going to participate in an ongoing polio vaccination campaign, where two armed culprits opened fire at him, resultantly, he died on his way to a hospital.
A Shia man was shot dead while two others were injured in an armed attack at sector 5 of Orangi Town within the limits of Orangi Town police station. Police said 21-year-old Ali Raza, son of Shahzad Raza, along with his friend Faisal left for office located in sector-11 of the area. On their way, armed men riding a motorbike sprayed them with bullets and fled. Resultantly, Ali Raza succumbed to injuries during the treatment. The condition of two others was out of danger.