Lyari 'gang shooting' leaves two dead, six injured

Incident takes place after a feud over extortion in Baghdadi Town of the Karachi neighbourhood


News Desk December 12, 2017
PHOTO: FILE

At least two people were killed and six others, including a woman, injured after a feud over extortion money took place in Baghdadi neighbourhood of Karachi’s Lyari on Tuesday.

According to police, Lyari ‘gang-war’ suspect Bobby opened fire at the residence of Raees Niazi, who had refused to pay the former Rs1 million in extortion, Express News reported.

Raees was killed on the spot while Bobby and his associate Fazaldad received serious bullet wounds in retaliatory fire from the victim’s brother. Fazaldad later succumbed to his injuries.

Police officials said six bystanders, including a woman, were also injured in the exchange of fire, who were shifted to hospital.

An investigation into the incident was underway. According to police, Bobby’s elder brother was also a member of gang-war, who had died in an encounter in the past.

Rozina Ejaz, Khan Muhammad, Zahid Shaukat and Saleh Mohammad were among the injured.

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imran ali | 3 years ago | Reply the truth is that,the operation is going against one political party,that is only and only against MQM which launched since 2013 and still going on.Rest of the political parties are given free hands to continue their criminal activities
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