Independence day eve: Aerial firing injures a dozen people

Independence day eve: Aerial firing injures a dozen people


Our Correspondent August 15, 2016

KARACHI: Nearly a dozen people were injured during aerial firing incidents on the eve of Independence Day in the metropolis. A dozen people, including three women, were injured due to aerial firing in various areas of Karachi, including MA Jinnah Road, Abul Hassan Isphahani Road, Clifton, Malir, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Korangi, Sharifabad, Old Sabzi Mandi and Gulistan-e-Jauhar. The injured were shifted to different government hospitals, including Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre and Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. There were also reports about the killings of two young men in aerial firing during celebrations in Gulistan-e-Jauhar and Jamshed Quarters. However, police officials claimed that the victims were killed in separate acts of targeted killings and not during aerial firing.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 15th, 2016.

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