Real estate agent shot dead, wife wounded in Karachi

Couple believed to be attacked by relative over personal dispute

Our Correspondent March 10, 2017
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KARACHI: A real estate agent was shot dead and his wife wounded in a firing incident inside their house in the outskirts of the metropolis on Friday.

The incident took place at Sector 36-B, Taiser Town, within the limits of Surjani Town. The deceased was identified as 45-year-old Syed Nayab Alam, son of Syed Shabbir and the injured as Nabila, 35.

Both victims were wounded in a firing incident and rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, said police officials. However, Alam succumbed to his injuries during treatment, said the police. Nabila's condition was said to be stable.

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Surjani SHO Mulazim Hussain, quoting initial investigation, said that the deceased recently had a dispute with his cousin, Samillah Khan alias Pappu. The incident took place when Alam, a real estate agent, and his wife Nabila, were fired at by Khan who entered Alam's house and opened indiscriminate fire, said Hussain.

Police officials said that a search for the culprit is under way.

However, no case was registered till the filing of this story.


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