ASWJ, MQM men among four shot dead
[Dawn] Four men, including two activists, were bumped off in the city on Sunday.
Police said an activist of the Ahl-e-Sunaat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) was rubbed out in Gulshan-e-Iqbal on Sunday evening.
They said that Maulana Kamaluddin, 30, was walking home in Zia ul Haq Colony within the remit of the Gulshan-e-Iqbal cop shoppe when gunnies riding a cycle of violence shot up him and rode away.
"The victim was going home when he was targeted near a CNG Station," said Gulshan SHO Rana Haseeb.
A senior police officer described the killing as part of the ongoing sectarian strife in the city.
The victim was rushed to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, where he was pronounced dead.
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on arrival. A large number of ASWJ workers also reached the JPMC.
ASWJ front man Maulana Akbar Faroorqui confirmed that the victim was a party worker.
Following the incident, tension gripped Zia ul Haq Colony.
Earlier on Friday, three workers of the ASWJ were bumped off at the junction of the Abul Hasan Ispahani Road and University Road within the remit of the Mobina Town cop shoppe.
MQM man killed
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...
was bumped off in North 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...
Police said the incident took place in North Bloody Karachi's Sector 5-J within the remit of the Bilal Colony cop shoppe.
Faheem alias Imran, 28, was sitting close to the Masjid-e-Talha when assailants walked up to him, pulled out a pistol, fired at him and escaped.
The police said the assailants must have parked their two-wheeler near the scene of crime to make their escape.
The victim suffered multiple bullet wounds and was rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where he died during treatment. "Although his father, Mohammad Aslam, is the principal of a seminary affiliated with the Masjid-e-Talha, the victim had recently joined the MQM," New Bloody Karachi SP Syed Salman Hussain said.
He was a worker of the Unit 140-B of the MQM's organizational structure, police said.
Tension gripped the locality and all commercial activities were closed when the news of the killing of the MQM man reached the area.
A young man was rubbed out in Landhi on Sunday.
Police said that gunnies riding a cycle of violence targeted 25-year-old Amir Khan near Bagah-e-Korangi Road within the remit of the Awami
Colony cop shoppe and rode away.
The body was shifted to the JPMC for medico-legal formalities.
The victim suffered a gunshot wound in the head. He was a resident of Korangi's Sector 36-B.
The police said that personal enmity was a probable motive for his killing.
Bullet-riddled body found
The decomposed body of an unidentified man was found near the Superhighway on Sunday, police said
They said it appeared that the body had lain at a desolate place in Janjaal Goth within the remit of the Gulshan-e-Maymar cop shoppe for the last four to five days.
The body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.
The police said that the victim was apparently shot at the scene since some spent bullet casings were found there.
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