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Five including former cop injured in firing incidents

July 27, 2021

Five people, including a retired policeman, were wounded in incidents of firing in the city on Monday.

A 60-year-old man, Sharafat Ali, son of Shahjahan, was wounded in Orangi Town. He was taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. SHO Muhammad Riaz said the injured person was a retired policeman and resident of Ittehad Town. He added that Ali was on his way to his in-laws after withdrawing cash from a private bank’s branch in Orangi Town when muggers shot and injured him for offering resistance during cash snatching.

The suspects also took his weapon with them. The SHO said police were trying to trace the suspects with the help of CCTV footage. Similarly, a young man, Raheel, 24, son of Abdur Razzak, was shot and injured in a firing incident in New Karachi within the limits of the Bilal Colony police station. He was rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. Police said the youth was shot when he put up resistance during a mugging bid.

Mubashir Iqbal, 20, was wounded after he offered resistance during a mugging bid within the Shah Latif police’s jurisdiction. He was moved to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre. A 50-year-old man, Fazal Qadir, was wounded in Frontier Colony in the Pirabad police’s limits. He was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. Police suspect some personal enmity was the reason behind the incident.

A 35-year-old man, Azam Nazeer, was shot and injured in a firing incident in the Landhi area. The casualty was taken to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre. Police said unidentified suspects shot and injured the victim for unexplained reasons.