KARACHI: Two people were killed while two others were critically injured when unidentified men stopped their car and opened fire on them on Sunday in the Bahadurabad area of Karachi, Express News reported.
Two of the victims, identified as Maulana Aslam Sheikhupuri and Maulana Hasan Aziz, succumbed to their injuries, whereas their security guards were in a critical state.
According to sources, the deceased were affiliated with a religious party.
The injured were shifted to Jinnah Hospital. Police arrived at the scene to collect evidence and conduct investigations.
Following the incident, businesses and shops closed down in the area due to fear.
Four more killed across the city
Four more people were killed across the city during the day. Two bodies were found in Landhi, wherein one was identified as Shah Faisal.
In Khokhrapar, Rajab Ali’s body was found wrapped up in a blanket.
Meanwhile in the Mominabad area of Orangi, unidentified assailants shot dead one person, identified as Imran, while injuring his wife Kehkashan.
Police have not yet made any arrests in the following incidents.
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