Same group involved in Karachi targeted killings: sources

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KARACHI: The targeted killings, consisting of among DSP Traffic Faiz Shigri, which surprised the city on Sunday were all brought out by a single group, investigating sources hinted on Monday.

Unidentified killers seemed totally free to roam around the city on Sunday as they targeted 3 people and got away with relative ease.

Those targeted included a person called Sajid in Kaneez Fatima Society; DSP Traffic Faiz Shigri in Gulistan e Jauhar Block 16, with a difference of 3 hours; the enemies then opened fire at the vehicle of DSP Gulberg near Samama Shopping mall on University Road, in next half-an-hour.

Thankfully, no one passed away in the wake of third occurrence as the attackers fired 2 gunshots, however were required to run away due to vindictive fire by task policemen.

The assaulters fired 17 bullets at the vehicle of DSP Shigri, from which 14 struck the target. They were riding on 2-3 motorcycles, however, an eye witness said they rode on 4 bikes, while among the perpetrators had eyeglasses on.

The unknown hitmen come by a hotel while fleeing, where they chanted slogans and fired two more shots in the air, the report mentioned. Authorities found 19 bullet casings from both the locations.

Investigating sources stated on Monday that apparently a single group was involved in the killings.

A case pertaining to the murder of DSP Faiz Shigri has actually been lodged with the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) police station in Garden.

The funeral prayers for the slain policeman were held at Authorities Head office Garden, which were gone to by Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah, DG Rangers and other high-ups.

In September, foes targeted and eliminated a Sub Inspector (SI) of the Traffic Department near Five Star Chowrangi. Earlier in Might two cops had been assassinated while performing tasks near Ayesha Manzil. In earlier incidents the enemies had run away with the cop’s authorities provided weapon.

The hazard of target killing has afflicted Karachi for years; at its worst multiple individuals were being eliminated in the city in a single day. While the frequency has actually been controlled by the ongoing operation in Karachi and through efforts of law enforcement companies, the menace stays.

The CPLC verified to Geo.tv, that till the 14th of November, 430 people had actually been killed in the city. The least number of people were eliminated in March when 29 individuals lost their lives and the most number of individuals were killed in June when assailants silenced 50 lives.



GEO TV – Pakistan

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