Three MQM men among dozen killed across Karachi
[Dawn] Around a dozen people, including three activists 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...
, were killed in different parts of the city on Wednesday, police said.
The officials added that Ghulam Sarwar, 30, and Abdul Ghani, 32, were rubbed out by gunnies riding a cycle of violence in Gharibabad, Malir.
The police shifted their bodies to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, said an official at the Khokhrapar cop shoppe.
Sarwar was a Muttahida Organising Committee office-bearer of the MQM Unit 2 for the Malir area and Abdul Ghani was an active party worker, the police said.
Following the killings, tension gripped different parts of Malir and all the markets and shops in the area were closed. Only an hour earlier, a resident of Sahibdad Goth, SLearned Elders of Islamn Baloch, was brought in a car to Millat Garden near Malir Halt, where he was rubbed out, the police said, suspecting that the two incidents could be related.
A duty officer of the Saudabad cop shoppe said that SLearned Elders of Islamn Baloch, 40, had been kidnapped before being brought to the place near Malir Halt where he was murdered. The victim sustained gunshot wounds to the head and chest, while the killers escaped in their car, he added.
The body was shifted to the JPMC for medico-legal formalities, the official said.
The police said SLearned Elders of Islamn Baloch was employed at a roadside restaurant.
Two rubbed out in N. Nazimabad
An MQM activist and a supporter of the Awami National Party were killed and several others were maimed in separate gun attacks in Block S of North Nazimabad within the span of half an hour, police said.
The MQM activist was killed and his sister was maimed at their residence in Bilalabad, North Nazimabad Block S, police said.
Four gunnies riding two motorbikes arrived at their house, police Sherlocks quoted area residents as saying. They added that the gunnies barged into the house and opened fire on the two siblings before fleeing.
A duty officer of the Shahrah-e-Noor Jehan cop shoppe said that Waheed, 36, and his sister, Ammna, 30, sustained gunshot wounds and were rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where Waheed was pronounced dead.
The police said that Waheed was a worker of MQM Unit 175.
SP Gulbahar Division Latif Siddiqui suspected personal enmity as a possible motive for the killing.
Almost half an hour later, a man was killed and several others were maimed in a gun attack on a shop in the same block of North Nazimabad, police said.They added gunnies riding a motorbike opened fire on the dabbu shop near Shipowners' College, leaving Bahadur Husain, 30, dead and Faisal Mujeeb, 30, Jehangir Khan, 20, and Shahid, 18, maimed.
The body and the maimed were shifted to the JPMC for medico-legal formalities.
The Shahrah-e-Noor Jehan SHO said that Bahadur Husain was supporter of the Awami National Party.
Former policeman killed
An ex-policeman, who was dismissed from service, was bumped off in the trans-Lyari
...one of the eighteen constituent towns of the city of Karachi. It is the smallest town by area in the city but also the most densely populated. Lyari has few schools, substandard hospitals, a poor water system, limited infrastructure, and broken roads. It is a stronghold of ruling Pakistan Peoples Party. Ubiquitous gang activity and a thriving narcotics industry make Lyari one of the most disturbed places in Karachi, which is really saying a lot....
area, officials said.
They added that Sarwar Shah was killed outside his house in a drive-by shooting in Agra Taj Colony within the remit of the Kalri cop shoppe.
The police shifted the body 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...
for medico-legal formalities. They suspected that he could have been killed by gangsters in Lyari on suspicion of being a police informer though he had been dismissed from service.
Man found rubbed out
In the old city area of Ramswami, a man was found rubbed out early Wednesday morning, police said.
A duty officer of the Nabi Bakhsh cop shoppe said the victim had been shot twice in the head and chest. The body was found near the Pak Masjid on Mir Ayub Khan Road, he said.
"The victim looked like a beggar, suffering from polio
...Poliomyelitis is a disease caused by infection with the poliovirus. Between 1840 and the 1950s, polio was a worldwide epidemic. Since the development of polio vaccines the disease has been largely wiped out in the civilized world. However, since the vaccine is known to make Moslem pee-pees shrink and renders females sterile, bookish, and unsubmissive it is not widely used by the turban and automatic weapons set...
in one leg," the officer added.
The police shifted his body to the CHK for medico-legal formalities.
Man killed in Dalmia
A 30-year-old man was rubbed out on Dalmia Road in a gun attack that police suspected could be a result of drug peddlers' rivalry.
Obaid Jan Baloch, 30, was rubbed out within the remit of the Aziz Bhatti cop shoppe.
The police said that the victim was a resident of Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Block 10-A. He used to hang out with a drug peddler in Shanti Nagar. The police suspected that the victim might have been killed by the rival gang of drug peddlers.
The police shifted the body to the JPMC for medico-legal formalities.
Gunsex Celebratory fire leaves one dead
A man was killed at a wedding ceremony in Orangi Town on Wednesday, police said.
They added that Akram Ashraf, 25, was hit by a bullet during firing at a wedding in Sector 13-C in Bangla Bazaar within the remit of the Pakistain Bazaar cop shoppe.
The victim was rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
He's dead, Jim!
The police later found spent bullet casings of 9mm pistol at the scene of the crime and incarcerated
Drop the rosco, Muggsy, or you're one with the ages!
seven suspects for questioning.
The victim was an electrician and an area resident, the police added.
The body of an unidentified man was found on the Northern Bypass early Wednesday morning, police said.
They added that the victim had been strangled to death before his body had been dumped by the roadside.
The police later shifted the body to the CHK for medico-legal formalities.
A decomposed body of a eunuch was found in a house in Gulistan Colony, Lyari, police said.
They suspected that the victim, identified as Sana, 35, had been killed six days back. The body was found within the remit of the Chakiwara cop shoppe.
The police shifted the body to the CHK for medico-legal formalities.
A man was rubbed out in Gulshan-e-Hadeed Phase 2 on Wednesday, police said.
They added Wazeer Dad, 45, was fired at near his house. He sustained gunshot wounds to his neck and chest and was struck down in his prime.
The police shifted the body to the JPMC for a post-mortem examination.
A duty officer at the cop shoppe said that the victim belonged from Swat.
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