KARACHI: Four persons including a private TV channel anchor Mureed Abbas Khar were gunned down in separate incidents of firing in Karachi, ARY News reported on Tuesday.
Mureed Abbasi Khar, a renowned anchor at a private news channel, was killed in a gun attack reportedly took place in Defence area of the metropolis.
Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) South said that the firing was lodged by persons in a car which killed at least two people. The second deceased person was identified as Khizer.
Police officials claimed that a financial dispute turned into a violent fight between friends. Mr Khar has received bullet wounds and taken to a private hospital. Later, he was shifted to Jinnah Hospital where he succumbed to injuries.
Dr Seemi Jamali, the head of Karachi’s Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), confirmed deaths of the two persons.
In another incident, two persons were killed in firing at Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of the metropolis. The deceased persons were identified as Azizullah and Nazik.
The dead bodies were shifted to hospital, whereas, a heavy contingent of law enforcers cordoned off whole area.
Inspector General (IG) Sindh Police took notice of the violent incident in Karachi and summoned a report from the police officers.
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