KARACHI: A 35-year-old woman was shot dead by suspected muggers over resistance in the busy area of Gulistan-i-Jauhar on Thursday night, according to police and rescue workers.

Sharea Faisal police said that Sana Tariq was shot dead for offering resistance to muggers near a famous medical store.

An Edhi Foundation spokesperson said that she was taken to a nearby private hospital where doctors pronounced her dead.

The body was shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for legal formalities.

Police surgeon Dr Summaiya Syed said the victim received a bullet to her neck.

Published in Dawn, January 6th, 2023

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