Seven more fall victim to Karachi violence
KARACHI: Unabated wave of violence on Friday claimed seven more lives of people in the city.
In the first incident, a joint in-charge of MQM was shot dead in sector 11/1-2, Orangi Town near Rehmat Chowk within the jurisdiction of Pakistan Bazaar police station. According to police, Nayyar, 23, son of Sarosh, was returning home on his motorbike after dropping his children near a school where two armed men intercepted him and shot him dead.
The body was brought to ASH for an autopsy. Police said that deceased was joint in-charge of unit 119 of partyís Orange Town sector and an employee of health department of Karachi Municipal Corporation. He said that deceased was the father of two children and lived in the same area.
Similarly, a bank employee affiliated with labour wing of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was killed while other injured in an armed attack at Sohrab Goth Bridge within the precincts of Yusuf Plaza police station. An official said that two unidentified armed pillion riders opened volley of bullets at a vehicle bearing registration No ARH-833 at Sohrab Goth bridge and escaped as a result, two people, including 32-years-old Mudassir Malik, son of Sami Malik, and 35-year-old Wajahat Hussain son of Raza Hussain received critical multiple bullet wounds and were rushed to a private hospital where doctors pronounced Muddassir as dead.
The body was later moved to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for medico-legal formalities. The deceased was an employee of National Bank of Pakistan and affiliated with labour wing. The victim was the resident of Gulshan-e-Maymar.