Two policemen among seven killed in Karachi violence

July 22, 2014 - 2:10:39 pm

KARACHI: Sporadic incidents of shooting here in the capital of Sindh province in southern Pakistan killed two policemen and five people and left five others injured.

Police sources said unknown armed men fired at a person, identified as Qutbuddin, in Katti Pahari area of Orangi Town.

Another person was shot dead near Islam Chowk in same area of the troubled metropolis.

Earlier, Sub Inspector Rafique Baloch, was shot dead near Lyari Shah Bhattai Hall whereas the assailant remained unknown.

According to the Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) City, the deceased police officer was deployed at Superintendent Police (SP) Saddar's Office and was shot while going back to his home in Lyari after the duty hours.

In another firing incident in the jurisdiction of Gulistan e Johar police station, armed motorcyclists shot a woman SSP Traffic, Jalees Fatima and fled away.

Fatima survived the attack, but was severely injured according to local media reports

The vehicle bore three bullet holes.

An FIR was registered by SSP Traffic at the Gulistan E Johar police station. (QNA)



 

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