MQM worker among two shot dead in Karachi
24 January, 2013
KARACHI: Two people including an activist of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) were gunned down in separate incidents of violence in the metropolis on Wednesday.
The worker of MQM was shot dead at Chuna Bhatti in Ranchorline within the limits of Eidgah police station.
An official said that two unidentified pillion riders opened fire at a tyre puncher shop, resultantly, 24-year-old Ameer Ali, son of Iftikhar Ali, received multiple bullet wounds and died on the spot.
The culprits fled after the incident. The body was shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for medico legal formalities.
The officer further said that Ameer was unmarried and resident of the same area. He said that the victim was the owner of the shop and affiliated with Ranchorline sector of the party.
He said that initial investigation revealed that ongoing wave of targeted killing of political workers in the city was behind the killing.
Separately, a man was shot dead outside his house in new Muzzafarabad Colony within the jurisdiction of Quaidabad police station. SHO Amanullah Marwat said that 30-year-old Jamil Zada alias Lune, son of Shirin Zada, was sitting outside his house when two armed riders accosted him and opened fire.
As a result, he received sustained bullet injuries and succumbed to the injuries on the way to JPMC.
The SHO said that victim was the father of two children and hailed form Swat.
The officer informed that deceased was arrested couple of times in crime cases.
He suspected his accomplice might have killed him over some issue or it might be a personal dispute.
Further investigation was underway.