Bullet coming from outside kills young woman in Orangi house

By Our Correspondent
December 04, 2023

A young woman lost her life in a firing incident in the Orangi Town area on Sunday. Police said the firing incident took place during a quarrel on a street, resulting in the death of an 18-year-old young woman, Farah.

Her family informed the police that they were all sitting inside their house, and Farah went to the kitchen to make tea when they heard a quarrel outside and the sound of gunfire, following which the she fell down.

A representational image shows an Edhi ambulance passing on a street in Karachi. — AFP/File

When they approached her, they found her bleeding profusely, the family said, adding that they rushed Farah to a hospital where doctors confirmed her death. In the initial investigations by the police, it was revealed that the firing took place during a quarrel in the street, and Farah was caught in the crossfire, leading to her death inside the house. The police shifted the body to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities. A case has been registered and investigations are under way.