Three injured in aerial firing across Karachi

At least three people were injured due to aerial firing in the connection with celebration of 64th Independence Day.


Ppi August 14, 2011

KARACHI: At least three people were injured due to aerial firing in the connection with celebration of 64th Independence Day of Pakistan late Saturday night at different parts of the city.

According to details, a man was injured when a stray bullet hit him at Easa Goth, in the limits of Joharabad Police Station.

An official of police station said that 25-year-old Mohammad Aslam son of Mohammad Ishaq was sleeping in his home situated at Easa Goth when a stray bullet hit him. He was rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for medical aid.

In another incident, 42-year-old Iqbal, son of Yaseen also received stray bullet injuries in his home situated at Liaqatabad area, in the limits of Liqatabad police Station. The injured was rushed to ASH for medical treatment.

Meanwhile, a child was injured with a stray bullet at Gulbai area, in the limits of SITE Police Station.

An official of police station said that four-year-old Mahweer was sleeping in his home situated at Gulbai when he hit by the stray bullet and rushed to Civil Hospital Karachi for medical treatment.

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