Doc­tor shot dead, two ter­ror­ist among three killed in en­coun­ters

Pakistan Observer - - KARACHI CITY -

KARACHI—Armed men gunned down a doc­tor while three in­clud­ing two ter­ror­ists and a tar­get killer were killed in sep­a­rate en­coun­ters here.

SSP Ju­naid Sheikh said that re­spond­ing to an in­tel­li­gence tip-off re­gard­ing pres­ence of ex­trem­ists, the counter ter­ror­ism de­part­ment (CTD) team raided a house near Colonel Farm House in Gulshan-e-Mehmar area of the metropo­lis.

The ter­ror­ists tak­ing shel­ter in the house opened fire at CTD per­son­nel which was ap­pro­pri­ately re­tal­i­ated and in en­counter two ter­ror­ists were killed. How­ever, iden­tity of the de­ceased has not been as­cer­tained yet.

A gang war crim­i­nal iden­ti­fied as Al­lah Bux alias Chachu was ar­rested dur­ing fire ex­change with po­lice in Lyari. The ac­cused was in­volved in killing of 20 peo­ple in Kabari Mar­ket at­tack.

Mean­while un­known armed men sprayed bul­lets at a pri­vate clinic of Dr. Ab­dul Khaliq 55, es­tab­lished near Babri Mosque, at Abu Al­hasan Asphani Road in Skin­dar Goth area, Sac­chal Goth po­lice sta­tion ju­ris­dic­tion leav­ing the doc­tor crit­i­cally in­jured.

The in­jured doc­tor suc­cumbed to his wounds while shift­ing to hospi­tal. Med­i­cal re­port said the bul­let that hit the doc­tor in his head proved fa­tal. —INP

Chair­man PNSX, Arif Elahi, pre­sent­ing shield to Fed­eral Min­is­ter for ports and Ship­ping se­na­tor Mir Hasil Khan Binezjo dur­ing his visit to PNSC.

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