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India-Pakistan
Seminary student among six shot dead in city
2013-02-26
[Dawn] Six people, including a seminary student and a factory owner who fell prey to sectarian killings, were bumped off in the city on Monday, police said.

They said that a student of the Jamia Binoria was bumped off and another maimed in an attack apparently on sectarian grounds on Shahrah-e-Quaideen on Monday.

They said that gunnies riding a cycle of violence sprayed a car (ABG-834) with bullets near the Noorani Kabab House within the remit of the Ferozabad cop shoppe and rode away.

They said that the bullets hit Qari Obaidul Haq, 28, and Nazar Bakht, 30, and they were rushed to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre. However,
some people cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go...
Qari Obaid died during treatment.

The police said that both men were students of Jamia Binoria in New Town.

A senior police officer of the area suspected that the incident was related to the ongoing sectarian strife in the city.

Factory owner killed in Manghopir

The owner of a marble factory was rubbed out in the Manghopir area on Monday, police said.

They said that armed motorcyclists targeted Akhlaq Hussain, 40, the owner of Ghazi marble factory, in Kunwari Colony within the jurisdiction of the Pirabad cop shoppe.

The victim died before he could be taken to hospital, the police said, adding that he was a resident of Awan Colony in Pirabad and originally hailed from Chakwal.

The body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities. Later, the body was taken to the Incholi Imambargah from where it was supposed to be taken to his hometown for burial.

SSP-West Asif Ajaz Sheikh said the killing appeared to have a sectarian motive.

The victim had been shot a single bullet in the head, the SSP said.

Teenager rubbed out

A teenager was rubbed out near the PIDC area on Monday evening, police said.

They said that gunnies riding a motorbike targeted Asad Anwar, 18, who was also on a bike, within the remit of the Civil Lines cop shoppe and fled.

The body was shifted to the JPMC for a post-mortem examination. A pistol was also recovered from his possession. He was a resident of Sultanabad, the police said.

The killing took place a few yards from the Chief Minister's House located in the high-security zone.

The police were not sure about the motive for the killing.

'Police informer' killed in Orangi

A middle-aged man, said to be a police informer, was killed in Orangi Town on Monday evening.

Police said that gunnies riding a cycle of violence targeted Nazim Mursaleen, 55, outside his house in Orangi Town's Sector 11 ½ and rode away. The victim was struck down in his prime after suffering a fatal gunshot wound.

A senior police officer said that the victim had remained associated with many political and religious parties, including the outlawed Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistain
...a Sunni Deobandi organization, a formerly registered Pak political party, established in the early 1980s in Jhang by Maulana Haq Nawaz Jhangvi. Its stated goal is to oppose Shia influence in Pakistain. They're not too big on Brelvis, either. Or Christians. Or anybody else who's not them. The organization was banned in 2002 as a terrorist organization, but somehow it keeps ticking along, piling up the corpse counts...
, in the past, but more recently he had become a police informer.

He said that one of the brothers of the victim had also been bumped off in a similar style.

The body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hopsital for medico-legal formalities.

Man found rubbed out

The trussed-up body of a young man was found in Orangi Town on Monday.

Police said that the body was found in the Mohammedan Nagar area in Orangi Town's Sector 11 ½. The victim had been shot in the head.

They said that the victim was identified as Sarfraz, a resident of Gulshan-e-Ghazi, and he was a garments factory worker. He had gone out for work on Sunday but did not return. It appeared that he had been kidnapped and later killed by unknown persons, the police added.

Bullet-riddled body found

The body of an unidentified young man was found in the old city area on Monday morning.

Police said that the blood-soaked body was found in the Paper Market within the remit of the Kharadar cop shoppe. The victim was wearing trousers and a shirt and appeared to be in his mid-20s.

He sustained 12 bullet wounds, the police said, adding that he was killed somewhere else and the killers dumped the body near the Paper Market.

The body was taken to the Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities 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. Later, it was taken to the Edhi morgue for identification.

'Bandit' killed in Landhi

An alleged bandit was killed by area people in Landhi on Monday.

Police said that a lone bandit entered a shop in Landhi No 6 and held the staff at gunpoint. However,
some people cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go...
area people gathered outside the shop and sensing danger the bandit opened fire.

The area people also returned fire and during the cross firing a rickshaw driver, later identified as Shakeel Ahmed, suffered a bullet wound. The police said that the suspected bandit was also maimed and was struck down in his prime.

The police claimed to have recovered a TT pistol from the possession of the alleged bandit.

The body was shifted to the JPMC for medico-legal formalities. Later, the body was taken to the Edhi morgue for want of identification.

Suspect killed in 'encounter'

Another alleged bandit was killed and his accomplice was maimed in a police encounter in the Grumandir area within the remit of the Jamshed Quarters cop shoppe on Monday.

Police said that gunnies were busy robbing a store when a police patrol arrived at the scene. The suspects opened fire on the police, who also returned fire.

They said that one suspect was struck down in his prime while the second suspect, identified as Shaharyar, was tossed in the slammer
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in maimed condition. He was taken to the Civil Hospital for treatment. The dear departed could not be identified till late in the night.

The police claimed to have recovered pistols from their possession.
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