ISLAMABAD: Four people were killed in separate incidents of violence in different areas of the metropolis on Thursday, police said.
A man affiliated with Shia Ulema Council (SUC) was killed outside his house located in Ancholi, Block 20, FB Aarea within the precincts of Samnabad police station.
Zamin Abbas was qouted by Pak Tribune as saying that armed riders emerged on bikes outside the house of 30-year-old Syed Danish Abbas Zaidi, son of Syed Ghazanfar Abbas Zaidi, and asked him to come outside. As he just came out of his house gate, the culprits shot him dead and fled.
The body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for an autopsy. The SHO said Danish was the father of one child and worked at private company. The officer said initial investigation suggested that ongoing killing on sectarian basis was behind the incident.
Separately, a man affiliated with Muttahida Organising Committee (MOC) was killed near his house in Faqeera Goth, Sohrab Goth within the remit of Sohrab Goth police station. (QNA)