KARACHI: Leader of the Jafaria Alliance, Syed Allama Baqir Zaidi, was injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire at his car in the Liaquatabad area of Karachi on Saturday, reported Express News.
Zaidi’s guard, who was also injured in the incident, succumbed to his injuries in the hospital.
Attacks targeting Shia families have been on the rise since the start of 2013. Shia community members have been frequently targeted in Karachi by extremists.
Last month, poet and former principal of Liaquatabad College Professor, Sibte Jafar, was also shot dead in the Liaquatabad area.
At least six people were killed in the city in separate incidents during the day.