Friday, November 28, 2008

Former MQM councillor shot dead in Bufferzone

Former MQM councillor shot dead in Bufferzone
A former councillor of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was shot dead on Thursday night. The incident happened when deceased Munawar Khanzada, an ex-councillor of the Bufferzone area was sitting at his catering shop situated at Sector 15-B, Bufferzone, within the jurisdiction of Taimooria police station where two men riding a motorcycle came, shot him and fled. He was shot eight times and he died on the spot. The deceased’s brother Rashid is currently the councillor of Union Council 10. No official was available for comments over the incident. MQM supporter killed, another injured: Unidentified armed men killed a MQM supporter and injured two others, within the jurisdiction of Jamshed Quarters Police Station.
Two men riding a motorcycle targeted them when they were on their way to Lasbella and had reached the Filmistan Cinema. As a result, Allah Daad died on the spot and his associate Raja Babar and a passerby Shahid sustained bullet wounds. The victims were shifted to a hospital. According to a handout issued by the MQM headquarters, Daad and Babar were their party supporters.
The police have registered the case against unidentified men. Security guard sustains bullet injuries: A security guard sustained bullet wounds on Thursday when he tried to stop two armed men from chalking the wall with Awami National Party (ANP) motto. The incident happened at block-F, within the jurisdiction of North Nazimabad Police Station, when the area security guard, Emran Khosa tried to stop two men, who were busy in wall chalking for the ANP. The armed men shot him and fled. "It is not necessary that the culprits are affiliated with ANP," SHO Salman Waheed told. The officer however said that an FIR has been registered against unknown men.

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