Two more police officials gunned down
[Dawn] Targeted attacks on coppers in the city continued on a second consecutive day on Thursday, when two more police officials were bumped off, bringing the total number of coppers killed this year in the metropolis to 109.
One of the latest two victims had completed his training at the Razzakabad police training centre only a day ago, police sources said.
Earlier on Wednesday, a sub-inspector heading to work was bumped off in a drive-by shooting in Saeedabad.
In a similar incident, police constable Shamim Ahmed, 45, was heading to work on a cycle of violence on Thursday morning when he was killed close to the Malir district courts, where he was posted, within the remit of the Malir City cop shoppe.
The police rushed to the crime-scene and shifted the body to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities.
"The victim was a resident of Gulshan-e-Qadri, Malir City," said Malir DSP Rao Iqbal. He added that the constable was posted in the security zone-I and was deputed at the Malir courts.
While the investigation was under way to ascertain the motive for the killing, another constable was targeted in the Pirabad area.
Police constable Mohammad Kaleem was targeted near Baitul Maymar mosque in Kunwari Colony late Thursday night.
The victim was riding a motorbike when he was bumped off, the police said.
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police front man SSP Imran Shaukat said the slain constable had passed out from the Razzakabad police training college on Wednesday.
A young man was rubbed out in Liaquatabad in what police described as a 'sectarian' attack after they could not find any other motive for the killing. The shooting caused panic as people ran to take cover resulting in a massive pile-up on the main road.
Syed Sheraz Abbas Rizvi, 35, was driving a car (T-5962) when gunnies riding a motorbike fired at him on Sir Shah SLearned Elders of Islamn Road near Bakra Peeri in Liaquatabad No 10, said an official at the Sharifabad cop shoppe.
The victim was rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
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on arrival, police said. The police Sherlocks later collected several spent bullet casings of 9mm pistol at the crime-scene.
The dear departed was a resident of Federal C Area and was a construction contractor. He was father of a child. A senior police officer said initial reports indicated sectarian motive for the killing, adding that there was no other apparent reason for it. Following medico-legal malities at the hospital, the body was taken to Rizvia and then to Incholi.
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a truck was set on fire in Gulbahar.
'Sectarian' attack victim dies
One of the two victims of a Dec 11 sectarian attack, who was under treatment at a private hospital, died on Thursday evening, police said. They added Zaheer Hussain and Hashmat Ali had sustained gunshot wounds in an attack outside Salman Farsi mosque in Toori Bangash Colony of Orangi Town. While Mr Hussain had was struck down in his prime, Mr Ali was rushed to the hospital where he was admitted. On Thursday, Mr Ali died. His body was taken to the Incholi Imambargah on Thursday night.
Man found rubbed out
The body of an unidentified man was found in Ranchhore Line within the remit of the Eidgah police staOfficials said the victim had been shot in the head. After a post-mortem examination at the Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi, the body was shifted to the Edhi morgue for want of identification. tion.
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