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Thursday, 10 April 2014

PML-N lawyers forum office-bearer killed in Karachi

KARACHI: An office-bearer of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawyers' forum has been killed in a fresh wave of firing incidents in the metropolis on Thursday morning, increasing the death toll to 11.

According to the police, the latest incident took place in Gulshan e Iqbal Block 7 where four armed men opened fire at a car, killing lawyer Syed Waqar Shah.Earlier, unknown gunmen opened fire on a hotel in Gulistan-e-Johar, killing three students of a local seminary and injuring two others.Two of the deceased were identified as Hayatullah and Ali Ahmed. Tension gripped Gulistan-e-Johar and adjacent areas as armed men fired aerial shots and burnt tyres against the incident.Ahle-Sunnat Wal Jamaat claimed that the dead and injured were their sympathizers. Earlier, unknown gunmen opened fire on a car near a private hospital, killing one and injuring another. The deceased was identified as Hyder Raza.
A man identified as Umar Farooqui was shot dead in Shah Faisal Colony area of the city.

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