Two killed as gunmen open fire on car in Neepa Chowrangi, Karachi

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KARACHI: Two people were killed when gunmen opened fire on a car near Neepa Chowrangi on Friday.
The incident took place in the remits of Aziz Bhatti Police Station.
According to reports, four gunmen on two motorcycles sprayed the car with bullets from both sides. The vehicle bearing number plate ATF 908 was registered in Darul Uloom Karachi’s name.
Darul Uloom is one of the largest Islamic seminaries in Karachi that is run by Mufti Rafi Usmani and his brother and renowned Islamic scholar Mufti Taqi Usmani.
The police and Rangers have cordoned off the area following the incident.
Talking about the motive, police said it may be an act of targeted killing.
The dead bodies were shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities.
Taking notice of the incident, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has sought report from the Inspector General Sindh Police.
In a similar attack, motorcyclists opened fire on a car on Shahra-e-Faisal near Nursery, injuring two people. The second car was registered in the name of Mufti Taqi Usmani.
Identities of the second attack are yet to be known.
Rescue official said the injured were shifted to a hospital for treatment.
Karachi has seen relative calm after decades of violence that claimed thousands of lives in the metropolis that is home to at least 20 million people.
The peace returned to commercial hub of the nation after police and the paramilitary Rangers launched crackdown against criminal elements in the city.


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