KARACHI – Eight killed and four others wounded in various incidents of target killing here on Tuesday.
Police said that the victim Malik Niaz and Idrees Ali were killed while Hatim Ameer, Wajid Basheer and Nizamudin were wounded when they were sitting at their sanitary shops.
Some unidentified assailants resorted to indiscriminate firing on the shops. Resultantly, people sitting on the shops sustained bullet wounds who were later taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for autopsy and treatment. DSP Rustam Khattak said that a police constable was killed in firing incident in the wee hours of Monday.
Enraged participants of funeral procession of cop namely Mukhtair Ali, belongs to Shia community, were on the way to graveyard when some unidentified gunmen resorted to firing. Resultantly, Niaz and Idrees killed while four others were wounded.
A father killed his son in Sector-C House No 8 within the remits of Korangi Industiral Area police station. Police said that victim namely Khalid, 35, was shot dead by his father when Khalid was fleeing from the house with the documents of the house. Police said victim’s father Mehmoob tried to stop him but when Khalid offered resistance, his father shot him dead and escaped from the scene. Police said that the victim was characterless and used to annoy his father, a retired FIA officer. The body was handed over to heirs after completing medicolegal formalities at JPMC.
A man was gunned down near from Russian Embassy, Clifton Block-4 within the remits of Boat Basin police station.
Police said that deceased identified as Essa Khan, 40, resident of Lyari, was going somewhere on his car (AYM-404) when some unidentified assailants intercepted him and opened fire. He sustained multiple bullet injuries and died on the spot. The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for autopsy. Police said that the motive behind the incident had yet to be ascertained while further investigation was underway.
An owner of the snooker club was shot dead in Korangi No-1 in Zaman Town police precincts.
Police said that the victim Azmatullah, 55, was going to snooker club when unidentified armed rider stopped him and opened fire. He died on the spot. The body was shifted to JPMC for postmortem. Police said that the victim was a member of Muttahida Organising Committee, and the motive behind the incident had yet to be ascertained.
A man disable by one leg was killed in firing incident in Fareed Colony within the limits of Mominabad police station.
Police said that the deceased identified as Ishaq22, son of Sohbat Khan, was sitting near his home when unidentified culprits riding a motorbike came and started indiscriminate firing. He succumbed to injuries on the way to Civil Hospital Karachi.
A tortured mark body of a man was found from Sect L-1, Maa Garden within the jurisdiction of Surjani Town police station.
Police said that deceased’s body was shifted to morgue for identification. Police said that unidentified culprits kidnapped the victim from somewhere and later threw his body at the said place after brutal torture.