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KARACHI: A Chinese engineer was wounded in what police described as ‘incidental firing’ in the Defence area on Wednesday.

Defence SHO Yasin Gujjar said the engineer, Yung Chang, received a single bullet in his abdomen as the pistol he was ‘playing’ with inside his vehicle went off.

His guard, Atif, had gone to the office in DHA phase-II at the time of the incident, the police officer said.

He was rushed to a private hospital, where he was admitted, the SHO said, describing Mr Yung’s condition as critical.

The police the engineer worked on the deep sea terminal at Keamari.

Published in Dawn, January 21st, 2016