ANP security in-charge shot dead in Karachi

Two people including security in-charge of Awami National Party (ANP) were killed in Karachi today.


Hafeez Tunio August 19, 2010

KARACHI: Seven people including security in-charge of Awami National Party (ANP) were killed on Thursday in target killing incident with Airport Police limits.

Police sources told The Express Tribune that the incident took place near Star gate at around 4.15 pm when some gunmen shot and killed Ubaidullah Yousufzai and Saleem Akhtar. The bodies were shifted to Jinnah Hospital where a large number of people gathered and chanted slogans against the killers.

According to spokesperson for ANP Yousufzai was security in-charge (Saalar) of their party and was working in Cargo Department of PIA.

Violent reaction

In reaction to the killings, some people came out to protest on the streets and set a bus on fire in Sultanabad. Sources in the Fire Brigade department said that the enraged people threatened the rescue staff who rushed to extinguish the fire.

There were also reports of aerial firing at the mortuary and stones being pelted on moving vehicles. Markets and shops have closed down in certain areas.

COMMENTS (29)

Afaq | 12 years ago | Reply Please stop this MQM- ANP nonsense we overseas Pakistanis are like getting mental torchure everyday when some other national countries peoples laugh at us as a terroist country and purely unsafe to visit. I hate such these creepy politicians just because of them we are loosing our dignity and prestige.
mohsin khan | 12 years ago | Reply the more world become civilized, the more we (pakistanies) become sawages,... we blame west for discrimination, but we dont put ourselves to accountability. we are the most racist nation on the earth.... living in the same country we are divided into pakhtuns, punjabis, baloch and sindies..... we are filled with hatred....our political leaders are even the worst, their politcs is all about point scoring at each other,.....i am studying abroad, i am got sick of bad news coming from my homeland....i love my country, i love my city peshawer,,, i am a part of pakistan. and want to remain a proud pakistani... plz dont make us feel ashamed abroad,,,, whensome one say bad of pakistan, my blood gets to boil,,my head gets to explode....
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