Two killed in Karachi target killings

Published May 13, 2012 10:10am

The police and Rangers immediately cordoned off the area. – AFP (File Photo)

KARACHI: Two people were killed in Karachi on Sunday when unknown gunmen opened fire on a car in the Dhoraji area.

The firing injured four passengers in a car, two of whom were identified as Maulana Aslam Sheikhupuri and Maulana Hassan Aziz.

Sheikhupuri and Aziz succumbed to their wounds shortly after the attack while the two injured security guards were admitted to Jinnah Hospital.

According to reports, Sheikhupuri was a cleric of a seminary of Gulshan-e-Maymar.

The police and Rangers immediately cordoned off the area.


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