'Attacker' shot dead in JPMC: Violence erupts after ANP man's killing
[Dawn] Violence erupted following the killing of a local leader of the Awami National Party in the Saddar area in which a passer-by was killed and a suspected attacker was also rubbed out inside the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre on Friday, police said.
They said that during the evening rush hour, assailants riding a cycle of violence emerged at a teashop near Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
i Ice Cream in Bohri Bazaar where ANP leader Ramzan Kakar was sitting with his associates. The assailants fired shots at Mr Kakar and tried to escape.
women are made to be loved, not understood...
the ANP leader's associates returned fire and bullets hit one of the assailants who fell down from the bike, they added.
Two passers-by were also maimed in the firing and taken 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 treatment. However,
corruption finds a dozen alibis for its evil deeds...
Mr Kakar died before he could be taken to hospital, the police said, adding that the body and the maimed suspect were shifted to the JPMC for medico-legal formalities and treatment.
The victim was a brother of Abdul Bari Kakar who is a senior member of the ANP and also chairman of the All Empress Market Association.
As the news of the ANP leader's killing spread, the entire Saddar area reverberated with heavy gunfire and commercial and business concerns shut down within minutes. The firing was so intense that people ran for cover.
Assistant Sub-Inspector Mohammad Qasim and Police Constable Tariq Shafiq suffered gunshot wounds near the Empress Market when a police contingent reached the area to control the situation. The maimed coppers were taken to the Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi for treatment.
A passer-by was also maimed in the firing and was rushed to the Civil Hospital. He died during treatment late in the night. He was identified as Imdad, 30, said a front man for the Sindh Police.
Fear and panic gripped the JPMC when a large number of ANP workers reached there and had gun sex. People present at the hospital ran for cover amid firing. A man present in the hospital suffered a gunshot wound.
Police and hospital sources said that the suspected attacker, identified as Abdul Rehman, had been brought to the JPMC's emergency and accident department with a relatively minor gunshot wound. However,
|Abdul Rehman, had been brought to the JPMC's emergency and accident department with a relatively minor gunshot wound. However, some suspects entered the emergency ward and shot him dead on the hospital bed|
today is that tomorrow you were thinking about yesterday...
some suspects entered the emergency ward and shot him dead on the hospital bed, said the sources.
Paramedic staff and doctors at the JPMC were also forced to take cover in the firing and, according to Dr Simeen Jamali, the official in charge of the emergency and accident department, they had abandoned the hospital.
She said that a man, identified as Habib, was said to be in a critical condition and admitted in the neurological ward of the JPMC.
"He suffered a gunshot wound in the head during firing in the hospital and is critical."
A heavy contingent of police and Rangers reached the hospital and it was after their arrival that peace was restored and doctors and paramedical staff resumed their duties.
"We have tossed in the clink
Drop the heater, Studs, or you're hist'try!
a man who had carried out firing in the hospital and killed the reported attacker," DIG-South Asif Ajaz Sheikh said, adding that the police recovered two AK-47 assault rifles from his possession.
The police collected 17 spent bullet casings of an AK-47 rifle from the emergency ward of the JPMC.
|The police collected 17 spent bullet casings of an AK-47 rifle from the emergency ward of the JPMC.|
Man rubbed out in Baldia Town
A man was rubbed out in Baldia Town on Friday evening, police said. They said that Muhammad Hanif, 22, was waiting for a bus at a bus stop in Baldia Town No 7 near the route G-3 bus terminus when he was targeted by two gunnies riding a cycle of violence.
The assailants fled following the shooting.
The victim died on his way to the Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi.
The police were not clear about the motive for the killing.
Trader killed in Orangi
An office-bearer of a local market association in Orangi Town was rubbed out on Friday, police said.
Tension gripped the locality following the shooting within the remit of the Pakistain Bazaar cop shoppe.
The police said that Abdul Razzaq, 55, was returning home after Friday prayers when gunnies riding a motorbike shot at him in Gulshan-e-Bihar, Orangi Town, Sector 16.
The victim was rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
He's dead, Jim!
on arrival. Following the medico-legal formalities, the police handed over the body to the victim's family.
The victim was father of three and a Gulshan-e-Bihar resident, the police said, adding that he had a gift shop in the local market and was general secretary of the area market association.
denial ain't just a river in Egypt...
the police said, the motive for the killing had not been ascertained.
found rubbed out
A resident of Martin Quarters, who had gone missing on Dec 9, was found rubbed out near the Aga Khan Jamaat Khana in Garden area on Friday, police said.
The shifted the body to the Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi where the victim was identified as Nabeel Rehman, 18.
The police said that the victim's family had lodged a report about his disappearance with the Jamshed Quarters cop shoppe.
a hangover is the wrath of grapes...
a few days later, he told the family over phone that he was in Multan, the police said. They quoted the family as saying that they had no further contact with him afterwards.
It seemed that the victim was kidnapped and later rubbed out, said a police investigator. However,
ars longa, vita brevis...
he added, the motive for the killing was yet to be ascertained.
A police constable, who had been shot at and maimed by bandidos near the Frere police lines, died on Friday at a hospital during treatment.
Constable Noorul Amin, 30, had sustained gunshot wounds while trying to overpower one of the three bandidos who had been depriving women of their cash and valuables.
Posted in the CID Civil Lines, the victim was a resident of Frere police lines.
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