Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MPA Liaquat Qureshi was gunned down here in the wee hours of Saturday.
Initial reports say Qureshi was driving down the Abul Hassan Isphani Road in his official vehicle when unidentified armed men sprayed his car with bullets near Maskan Chowrangi. He sustained one bullet and succumbed to his injuries shortly after arriving at the hospital.
Confirming the incident while talking to The Express Tribune, MQM leader Abdul Qudoos said details about the incident were being gathered. He demanded the arrest of culprits.
The deceased was a resident of Gulzare Hijri and was on his way home when the incident occurred. Following the killing, tension prevailed in parts of city and heavy contingent of law enforcers
were called to avoid any untoward incident.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 30th, 2011.
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