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Naval officer succumbs to wounds

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His death was confirmed by family sources, according to a DawnNews report. — File photo

KARACHI: Lieutenant Commander S. Azeem Haider Kazmi of the Pakistan Navy, who targeted in an attack in Keamari area of the city on Feb 27, died of his wounds, DawnNews reported on Monday.

His death was confirmed by family sources, according to a DawnNews report.

The officer was on his way to the Dockyard in his private car on Feb 27 when he was targeted by gunmen.

Police said the incident took place in front of the KPT Gate No 15 on the road connecting Jinnah Bridge to Keamari Harbour.

“Lieutenant Commander Syed Azeem Haider Kazmi was driving his private car and was heading to work when attacked at around 6.40am,” said SSP West Asif Ajaz Shaikh.

He was the second naval officer to have been targeted in less than a month.

Earlier on Feb 7, Lieutenant Commander Syed Asif Hussain Kazmi and his wife were injured when an improvised explosive planted beneath his car exploded in the premises of the PNS Karsaz.

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