KARACHI: A Navy officer was shot dead in Karachi on Monday, Express News reported.
Unidentified armed men riding a motorbike targeted Ghulam Akbar on Shahrah-e-Faisal and left him critically injured. Akbar was being taken to a hospital for medical assistance when he died on the way.
According to Akbar’s wife, who was with him at the time of the incident, he was shot in the head.
Initial investigation revealed that a 9mm gun was used in the attack.
The motive of the attack and other details are not known as yet.
Earlier in April, the driver of a Navy officer was shot dead in the city. The driver suffered five to six bullet wounds, making police officials suspect the incident was a targeted attack. It was not clear, however, if the driver was the intended target of the attack or the Navy officer.
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