MQM activist among six killed in Karachi


KARACHI: Six people, including MQM activist, were killed in separate incidents in the city on Tuesday. SHO Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Aurangzeb, said the bodies of two aged women were found from a house in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Block 13-D. The women had died three to four days back while no torture marks or any other criminal activity was noticed from the spot.

He said that both women were sisters, who were identified as 70-year-old Siraj and 78-year-old Saleha. He said that the investigations were underway but the two might have died due to starvation. “We investigated from their neighbors who told us that both of them were teachers and were living together in that house.”

In another incident, SHO Quaidabad police station, Mohammad Asim, said that a women and his father-in-law were killed and a passerby was injured when two women barged into a house near Hospital Chowrangi in Landhi.

Asim said that a man waited outside the house on a motorbike while two women entered a house and opened fire, killing Umar Ilyas, son of Haq Dad and Naila Khatoon, son of Ehtisham. The passerby was injured when he accidently rammed his bike into the killers bike and opened fire on him considering that he was trying to catch them, he said.

The SHO said that the incident seemed to be a family dispute but he could not disclose more thing as it could alert the criminals. The bodies and injured were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for autopsy and treatment.

Separately, a 30-year-old man was killed by unidentified gunmen in Rehri Goth area of Landhi. The victim was identified as Nisar Ahmed, son of Sardar Khan. The body was shifted to JPMC for medico-legal formalities.

Unidentified armed men opened fire in Lasbella Colony in Baldia, killing 30-year-old Nazir, son of Gul Mohammad. He was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for an autopsy.

Moreover, an MQM activist, Itrat Hussain Rizvi, succumbed to his bullet injury in the head at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital after he was injured by unidentified gunmen when he was sitting at a video shop in North Karachi on Sunday night. He was a member of MQM Unit 173.

Unidentified men opened fire in Old Golimar, injuring Jamil, son of Majid. He was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for treatment.

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