Father and daughter gunned down, bodies of two other men found in Karachi - Pakistan News Digest

Father and daughter gunned down, bodies of two other men found in Karachi

Karachi: A man and his daughter were killed in firing incident late last night while two bodies were recovered from different areas of city on Monday. The 40- year old Asghar Ilyas s/o Muhammad Ilyas and his two-year old daughter Zainab were gunned down by unidentified armed men near Gulberg Block-5 in the limits of Gulberg Police Station. The 4-year old Dua, another daughter of deceased Asghar and her aunt Farah were injured in same incident that took place around 1.00am last night. The bodies and injured were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for autopsy and treatment.

Police said the family members were returning home after attending the wedding ceremony in their car when attackers intercepted them near Ayesha Manzil and opened indiscriminate firing on vehicle. Resultantly, Asghar and his daughter Zainab died on the spot and Dua and Farah sustained bullet injuries.

Separately, body of a man, whose identity could not be ascertained, was recovered from Chanesar Goth in the limits of Mehmoodabad Police Station. The body was moved to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for postmortem.

Similarly, a body of a man, aged around 40, was recovered from bushes of Toori Bungash Colony, Orangi Town in the jurisdiction of Iqbal Market Police Station. The body was shifted to ASH for autopsy. The identity of deceased could not be ascertained.


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