Two police officers shot dead in Karachi


Karachi, MAY 21, 2017 :Two police personnel were killed and one other was injured on Sunday in a targeted killing in Karachi’s Bahadurabad area, police said.

The two officers were sitting in a police mobile while on duty at the Dawood Round-a-bout in Bahadurbad when unidentified assailants fired at them and fled the scene, Superintendent of Police (SP) Gulshan Ghulam Murtaza Bhutto said.

Three police officers received injuries in the incident and were taken to the hospital, police said. However, Sub-inspector Iftikhar and Head Constable Raja Younis succumbed to their injuries.

Head constable Shehzad remains in a critical condition and is being operated upon, police added.

Inspector General of Police (IGP) A.D. Khawaja, taking notice of the incident, ordered DIG East to submit a report immediately regarding the episode.