Islamia College professor shot in Karachi

Published: September 26, 2013

According to the police two unidentified men on a motorcycle fired on his car. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

KARACHI: A professor of Islamia College was shot while driving his car in Karachi, Express News reported on Thursday.

According to the police two unidentified men on a motorcycle fired on Professor Ghulam Nabi Wassan’s car.

Wassan was immediately rushed to hospital, where doctors said there were two bullets in his chest and his condition is critical.

Karachi has been held in the grips of a wave of unending violence that has claimed the lives of many civilians, educators, activists and professionals from all walks of life.

In March this year, poet and former principal of Liaquatabad College Professor Sibte Jafar was shot dead in Karachi. He too was gunned down by unidentified men riding a motorcycle.

In June, Professor Azfar Rizvi, along with his driver, was gunned down by unknown assailants in the city.

This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly

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Reader Comments (6)

    Sep 26, 2013 - 4:29PM

    Ya ALI raham madad :’(Recommend

  • logic
    Sep 26, 2013 - 4:31PM

    *> No one is safe in this city even ‘hope’ is dead.*Recommend

  • Salman Hussain
    Sep 26, 2013 - 4:50PM

    You Government talk to peace but all is vain, when there isn’t any safety of Teacher / Professors then how can we expect our country can be peaceful country in future?


  • Just Why?
    Sep 26, 2013 - 7:19PM

    It reminds me of other intellectual’s/professional’s murders.
    1943-44/71 Anyone?
    ..Let there be Peace


  • ali ahmed
    Sep 26, 2013 - 7:36PM

    target killing still going on n karachi…police and Rangers claiming to arrest hundreds of target killers


  • Hina
    Sep 26, 2013 - 9:40PM

    The work of IJT goons. God bless the Islamic Republic


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