MQM man gunned down in Orangi
[Dawn] A man said to be a senior worker 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...
was rubbed out in Orangi Town on Monday, police said.
They said that the killing took place in Orangi Town's Sector 11 within the remit of the Iqbal Market cop shoppe.
Four gunnies riding two cycle of violences intercepted Kaleemullah Kaleem, 50, when he came out of a mosque after offering Asr prayers near Dabba Mor, fired shots at him and rode away.
The victim sustained multiple bullet wounds and was rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
He's dead, Jim!
The police said that the assailants used 9mm pistol in the shooting as several spent bullet casings had been recovered from the scene of crime.
They said that the victim, father of four, was a former in charge of Unit No 118-A of the MQM's organizational structure. He was presently employed at the 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...
Water and Sewerage Board and was also an office-bearer of the MQM's labour division.
Following the killing, tension gripped the locality as shops and markets were closed in different parts of Orangi Town. There were also reports of intermittent firing from several parts of the densely populated neighbourhood.
A large number of party activists gathered at the hospital after learning about the killing.
Man, nephew killed in Baldia Town
The owner of a bus terminal and his nephew were rubbed out in Baldia Town on Monday.
Police said that the killings took place in Gulshan-e-Ghazi at the terminal of route G-7 minibuses within the remit of the Mochko cop shoppe.
They said that gunnies riding a cycle of violence targeted Khan Pasand Khan, 58, and his nephew Rais Khan, 30, when they were sitting at the terminal.
The suspects managed to escape from the scene after carrying out the shooting, the police said.
The maimed died on their way to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
Mochko SHO Imtiaz Jat said that Khan Pasand Khan was the owner of the terminal while his nephew was the accounts-keeper there.
"Two days back Khan had submitted an application at the cop shoppe against some of his relatives saying that they have given him death threats," the area SHO said.
The police suspected that the incident was a result of some personal enmity.
They said that the victims had been called at the terminal by someone from their home. Khan suffered eight bullet wounds while Rais sustained three bullet wounds.
The owner was a resident of Rasheedabad while his nephew Rais lived in Ghaziabad. They originally hailed from Swat, the police said.
Couple rubbed out
A couple was killed in their house in Madina Colony within the remit of the Shah Latif cop shoppe on Monday, police said They said that gunnies barged into the house and opened fire on the couple. As a result of the firing, Riyat Khan and his wife Parveen suffered multiple bullet wounds and died before they could be taken to hospital.
The police said that the couple had left their house following rains and on Monday they returned to the house to clean it up.
The couple had a dispute with some family members over the house and it appeared that they were killed over the dispute, the police added.
Canteen contractor rubbed out
A young man was rubbed out in Orangi Town's Sector 11-E within the remit of the Mominabad cop shoppe on Monday.
Police said that gunnies targeted Mohtisham Ahmed, 30, near the government girls' college and fled. The victim was taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
He's dead, Jim!
Inspector Sajid of the Mominabad cop shoppe said that the victim was a resident of Surjani Town and was killed over a monetary dispute.
He said that the victim's brother Ethasham lodged an FIR (330/2012) against three suspects for killing his brother at the Mominabad cop shoppe.
The police said that the victim was the contractor of a school canteen.
Wounded policeman dies
A policeman who was shot at late on Sunday night near Hasan Square died from bullet wounds on Monday.
Police said that Constable Ajaz Shah, was posted at the security zone Hasan Square, was heading home after his duty when he was shot at by assailants.
He was admitted to a private hospital where he died on Monday.
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