Local PML-N leader injured in firing in Karachi

Published: June 14, 2014
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Arain was reportedly shot two to three times. PHOTO: FILE

Arain was reportedly shot two to three times. PHOTO: FILE

KARACHI: Shahid Iqbal Arai, a local Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader, was injured in an incident of firing in Karachi’s Bhains Colony, Express News correspondent Rehan Khan reported on Saturday.

The PML-N leader had left his house for some work when unidentified men on motorcycles started firing at his car.

Arai was reportedly shot three times – twice in the head and once in the chest.

He was initially taken to Jinnah Hospital and was later shifted to Liaquat National Hospital, where he is reportedly in critical condition.

A large contingent of police arrived at the scene and an investigation has been launched into the incident.

The police found 9mm shell casings at the location.

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  • observer
    Jun 14, 2014 - 6:57PM

    ..now the only work for police to collect shell castingRecommend

  • iDoubt
    Jul 12, 2014 - 8:05PM

    Someone is trying to derail, recently developed, Khi-Lhr political friendly winds.

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