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Two Rangers officials among 12 killed in Karachi

11 December, 2012

KARACHI: Eleven, including two Rangers personnel, a Bomb Disposal Squad official and a policeman, were killed in separate acts of violence on Monday.

In the first incident, two Rangers personnel were killed while two traffic constables and a passerby were injured at a temporary checkpost situated at Super Highway in the precincts of Sachal police station.

SHO Azhar Ali Iqbal said that two masked motorcyclists opened fire on the checkpost near SP Gadap office. Five, including two Rangers personnel, Hatim and Enayat, died on the spot. While two traffic constables, Qamar and Khadim and a passerby Salman were injured. The bodies of Rangers personnel were taken to private hospital. Qamar and Khadim were shifted to (JPMC) where Qamar succumbed to his injuries. Salman was sent to (ASH) for treatment. The Rangers personnel belong to 135 Wing of Bhattai Rangers.

Separately, a Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) official was killed near his house situated in Khajji Ground in the precincts of Rizvia police. A police official said two unidentified armed men opened fire on 35-year-old Syed Ali Abbas, son of Syed Jaffer Ali, shortly after he left his house for work. He received fatal bullet wounds and died instantly.

Separately, a policeman was gunned down near Baitul Mukaram Mosque situated in Gulshan-e-Iqbal in the precincts of Aziz Bhatti police. According to police, the victim, Saqib Zubairi, was on his way home and when he reached near his house the assailants killed him.

Meanwhile, a father of five children was shot dead at Usmania Colony situated in Martin Quarters in the precincts of Jamsheed Quarters police. An official said that in the early hours of Monday when 40-year-old Nadeem, son of Shafiq, was returning home after dropping his children at a nearby school the armed assailants opened fire on him, as a result he sustained multiple bullet wounds and died on the spot. His body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK). The deceased worked in the City District Government Karachi (CDGK).

Separately, a man was shot dead near his house in Garden area in the limits of Garden police. According to police, the victim Zahid, 32, son of Ghulam Haider, along with his friend Humayun was sitting near his house when two armed motorcyclists opened fire on them. Both were critically wounded and were taken to CHK for treatment where doctors pronounced Zahid dead, while Humayun was under treatment.

Meanwhile, a man was gunned down at Mianwali Colony in the jurisdiction of Pirabad police. Police said that the victim, Hamza, 40, son of Kalandar Khan, was sitting near F-11 bus stop when unidentified culprits fired on him. Hamza died on the spot. The body was shifted to ASH and was later handed over to his heirs. Police suspect that a personal dispute was the motive behind the killing.

Separately, a man was shot dead at Powerhouse interchange, New Karachi, in the limits of Ajmair Nagri police. Police said that the victim, identified as Mirajuddin, son of Jamaluddin, was on his way on his car (C-4328) when unidentified armed riders intercepted his vehicle and sprayed bullets on him. Resultantly, he died on the spot. Police rushed to the spot after getting information and shifted the body to ASH. Police said that the victim was a butcher and involved in criminal activities.

Meanwhile, a man was killed inside his pan shop situated in Quaidabad area within the precincts of Shah Latif police. An official said that the deceased was later identified as 35-year-old Hajan, son of Gul Muhammad, was sitting at his shop when unidentified culprits fired on him, killing him on the spot. The body was shifted to (JPMC).

Separately, a man was shot dead in Karimabad area in the limits of Sharrefabad police. According to police, the deceased was identified as 22-year-old Samiullah.

Meanwhile, body of a young man was found from Sarmast Bazaar in the precincts of Shershah police. Police said that the identification of the victim has not been ascertained so far.


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