KARACHI: Unknown men gunned down a head constable of police deployed on court duty on Wednesday on Karachi's Mohammad Ali Jinnah Road.
The officer was shot near Tibet Centre on M A Jinnah Road while he was travelling towards the city's Civic Centre.
The officer died on the spot and his body was shifted to Civil Hospital.
Meanwhile, another person was killed in Liaquatabad. The deceased was a resident of North Nazimabad.
Karachi, the largest metropolitan city of Pakistan, is riddled with targeted killings, gang wars, kidnappings for ransom, extortion and terrorism.
Targeted operations led by Rangers’ forces with the support of police are ongoing in the city under a directive issued by the federal government against criminals already identified by federal, military and civilian agencies.