Activist of MQM-H, two ST men killed in city
[Dawn] Two workers of the Sunni Tehrik
...formed in Karachi in 1992 under by Muhammad Saleem Qadri. It quickly fell to trading fisticuffs and liquidations with the MQM and the Sipah-e-Sahaba, with at least a half dozen of its major leaders rubbed out. Sunni Tehreek arose to become the primary opposition to the Deobandi Binori Mosque, headed by Nizamuddin Shamzai, who was eventually bumped off by person or persons unknown. ST's current leadership has heavily criticized the Deobandi Jihadi leaders, accusing them of being sponsored by Indian Intelligence agencies as well as involvement in terrorist activities...
and an activist of the Mohajir Qaumi Movement (Haqiqi) were among five persons bumped off in the city on Tuesday.
Police said five persons were maimed when assailants riding a cycle of violence opened fire on a camp set up by the ST in Baldia Town within the remit of the Saeedabad cop shoppe early in the morning. The suspects escaped after the shooting, they added.
The maimed were rushed to the Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It may be the largest city in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
, where Aftab Lal and Fahim Qadri died during treatment. Both men were active workers of the Saeedabad sector of the party, a front man for the ST said. The other three injured men were admitted for treatment.
Following the incident tension gripped parts of Baldia Town, where intermittent firing was reported, and gunnies forced shops and markets to shut at some places in Saeedabad.
The ST front man said a camp was set up in connection with Independence Day celebrations in the Saeedabad area which was attacked by terrorists.
He condemned the attack and called for the immediate arrest of the killers.
He said that earlier on Sunday a senior worker of the party was killed in New Bloody Karachi. The victim was the sector-in-charge of the Ranchhore Line, and he was going home in New Bloody Karachi when targeted.
A worker of the MQM-H was bumped off and two others were maimed when assailants shot them in Orangi Town on Tuesday night.
Police said the incident took place in Orangi Town No 4 within the remit of the Pirabad cop shoppe.
An officer of the Pirabad cop shoppe said Mohammad Naseer, 40, was sitting in front of his home when two suspects riding a cycle of violence shot multiple rounds at him. The victim suffered multiple wounds in the head and chest and was struck down in his prime.
"When they witnessed the shooting, children playing nearby started throwing stones at the fleeing suspects who resorted to random firing but left their cycle of violence behind and bravely ran away," the officer said.
Two other persons maimed in the indiscriminate firing were taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for treatment. The dead was also shifted by the police to the ASH for medico-legal formalities.
A man sitting at a milk shop in Soldier Bazaar was rubbed out by two suspects one of whom was overpowered by people and handed over to the police on Tuesday night.
Police said the incident took place within the remit of the Soldier Bazaar cop shoppe, where two suspects on a cycle of violence rode to a milk shop where they fired at Javed alias Mangha.
The victim suffered fatal bullet wounds and was struck down in his prime. People present there overpowered one of the suspects while his accomplice escaped.
People roughed up the suspect before handing him over to the police.
The tossed in the calaboose
Drop the rosco and step away witcher hands up!
suspect was identified as Amir Pervaiz. A Beretta pistol was seized from him, a police officer said.
The held suspect was a resident of Surjani Town, police said.
Requesting anonymity, an area police officer said Javed was the younger brother of Saleem, an activist of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement
...English: United National Movement, generally known as MQM, is the 3rd largest political party and the largest secular political party in Pakistain with particular strength in Sindh. From 1992 to 1999, the MQM was the target of the Pak Army's Operation Cleanup leaving thousands of urdu speaking civilians dead...
, who was nominated in a murder case of an ANP worker sometime back.
A young man was killed in what police described as a cycle of violence snatching attempt on Sharea Faisal in the early hours of Tuesday.
Police said the incident took place within the remit of the Ferozabad cop shoppe.
Police said Asif Ali, 25, was intercepted by two suspects while he was riding on Sharea Faisal. As they tried to grab his two-wheeler, the young man resisted on which they shot him in the chest and took away the motorbike.
The victim was rushed to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, where he was pronounced dead.
He's dead, Jim!
Police said a resident of Gulshan-e-Maymar, the young man had gone out with friends for merrymaking.
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