seven people, including a Pakistan People’s
Party (PPP) activist’s son, were killed in a
recent spate of target killings in Karachi on
May 5, reported Daily Times. Unidentified
armed assailants opened fire on a roadside chicken
shop near Kati Pahari area, killing Muzamil
Khan (29) on the spot and injuring his nephew
Imran Khan (23) and a passerby, identified as
Ghayas Rasheed (30). “Muzamil was the eldest
son of Miskeen Khan, the known area leader of
PPP,” said the Deputy Superintendent of Police
one Rasheed, an employee of a printing press,
was killed while he was passing through the
area when a bullet pierced his head. Another
passerby identified as Farman succumbed to his
injuries due to indiscriminate firing near Aligarh
incident, unidentified armed assailants shot
dead one Saleem near Metro Cinema in Orangi
Town No 1.
in the District, a private airline’s supervisor,
Javed Akhtar (58), was shot dead near Bahria
graveyard in Dalmia in Sharah-e-Faisal Police
Police found an unidentified dead body of a
man near Jama Cloth in the Aram Bagh Police
precincts. Police said the deceased had a bullet
mark on his abdomen and seemed a Baloch.
Also, a teenage
boy, identified as Jawed Khan (19), was shot
dead outside his house on the Super Highway
in the Sohrab Goth Police precincts.
incident, armed clash between two parties in
Lines Area left four people injured.