Karachi killing spree continues; 12 more targeted
04 September, 2013
KARACHI: At least 12 people were killed in separate incidents of violence across the city on Tuesday.
An ASI, Shamshad Ahmed, was shot dead in Orangi Town. He was on his way home when two armed men, riding a motorcycle, shot him dead.
A worker of MQM was also shot dead in Orangi Town. Police said the deceased, Imran Khalil, was sitting at his tyre shop when two armed men riding a motorcycle gunned him down.
Another man was also shot dead in the same area. The victim, identified as 30-year-old Muhammad Naeem, was affiliated with the PPP.
Separately, a Shia man was shot dead in Dhoraji Society. According to police, the victim, Ejaz Hussain, was at his grocery shop when armed motorcyclists targeted him.
Another Shia man, Zaheer, was shot dead at Jauhar Complex.
A person, Usman Kutchi, from the Kutchi community was gunned down, while Riaz was injured when at least four armed men, riding two motorcycles, sprayed them with bullets in Macchar Colony. A muezzin of the local mosque, Siraj Jamroz, was also shot dead near Guru Mandir.
A private security guard, Noor Mohammad, was gunned down near Guru Mandir. A man, Abdul Hameed, was gunned down near Ziauddin Hospital in Clifton. Rehan, 42, was shot dead when he was driving a car near Hyderabad Colony. Mohammad Tahir, 62, was shot dead by unidentified armed men in MPR Colony in SITE area. A suspected gangster, Javed Hussain Baloch, was also shot dead in Baldia Town. Two bodies were also found in Jahanabad and Garden areas.