Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Student killed, two friends wounded in ‘sectarian’ attack

KARACHI: Three college understudies were assaulted by furnished motorcyclists in Gulistan-i-Jauhar on Friday evening, abandoning one of them dead and the two others injured.

Every one of the casualties had a place with the Shia people group, police said.

Murtaza and Ihsan Ali had picked Shahid Ali from Karachi University (KU) and were headed on a motorbike when some outfitted pillion-riders apparently pursued and assaulted them in a betrayed road in Block-4 of Guilistan-i-Jauhar, said SP Gulshan Dr Fahad Ahmed.

The occurrence came as a horrid indication of the Oct 29 assault on a majlis setting in Nazimabad that had killed five Shia individuals, including three siblings.

Beginning examination showed that the casualties of the focused on assault on Friday night were understudies of three unique colleges — Dow University of Health Sciences, Indus University and the KU — said the Gulshan SP.

The officer said Murtaza passed on while being moved to an adjacent private healing center. His two injured companions, Shahid and Ihsan, were hurried to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, he included.

Dr Seemin Jamali, leader of the JPMC crisis office, told Dawn that Shahid maintained a discharge twisted in the neck and another slug hit Ihsan in his shoulder.The collection of Murtaza was later brought at the JPMC funeral home for an after death examination, she included.

A representative of the Majlis Wahdat-i-Muslimeen told Dawn that the casualties were KU understudies and inhabitants of Chishti Nagar in Gulistan-i-Jauhar. Every one of them, clad in dark dresses, were returning home from Karachi University when they were focused on, he said.

The MWM delegate said: "They wore dark garments and were focused for being Shia."

Since the begin of Muharram, 16 individuals from the Shia people group have been focused in Karachi yet their guilty parties have not been uncovered and captured, he said, looking for solid activity against banned aggressor associations to dispense with the hazard of sectarianism in the city.

A police constable of the wrongdoing branch in a non military personnel dress was shot dead by speculated burglars over resistance in North Karachi on Friday evening, as per the territory police.

Two speculates attempted to grab a cell phone from Rizwan Ahmed, 33, as he left a dessert shop, Ronaq-i-Shireen, in Sector 11-B of North Karachi, said Central SSP Muqadas Hyder. When he set up resistance, they shot at him and took away his cell phone, the officer said.

The police constable supported discharge wounds in his stomach area and was transported to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he passed on amid treatment, said an authority at the Sir Syed police headquarters.