Shopkeeper gunned down in Orangi Town

Victim had been running shop for past two decades and was father of two children, residing in the same area

By Our Correspondent
February 23, 2024
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A shopkeeper was killed in a firing incident in Orangi Town’s Sector 11.5 on Thursday. The shopkeeper was shot and killed by unknown individuals within the limits of Iqbal Market police station. Following the incident, police and rescuers reached the crime scene and conducted inquiries. The body was transported to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where the deceased person was identified as 36-year-old Yamin.


The police stated that the deceased was the owner of a shop named Yamin Mobile Communication, where he was shot in the neck and chest by at least two armed men riding a motorcycle. The victim had been running the shop for the past two decades and was the father of two children, residing in the same area.

The police mentioned that investigations were underway into all aspects of the incident, and nearby closed-circuit television cameras were also being reviewed to ascertain whether the victim was targeted or if it was a mugging attempt. A case has been registered.