According to the post-mortem report, Sabeen was shot four times. The lady received two bullets in the chest and one bullet each in the face and neck.
Doctors said that the cause of death was the bullet she received in her neck.
“Sabeen was shot four times at close range”, police told media.
Sabeen Mahmud, the director of a NGO, The Second Floor (T2F), was shot dead by unknown assailants in Karachi’s Defence area.
Sabeen was pronounced dead on arrival at the Jinnah Postgraduate and Medical Centre at 9.40pm. on Friday.
Police termed the case a target killing incident adding that the case is being investigated keeping in view all aspects.
The law enforcement personnel claimed to have recovered empty bullet shells from the crime scene.
Condemnations and Condolences pour in
Politicians, social activists and people from all walks of life condemned the brutal murder which silenced a free thinker and endangered free thinking in a society facing a myriad of sociopolitical issues.
Sabeen and I had political differences but we were tolerant to each other’s point of view— that the beauty of a civilised society #RIPSabeen
— Awab Alvi (@DrAwab) April 24, 2015
— Dr Shahid Masood (@Shahidmasooddr) April 25, 2015
Murder of Sabeen Mahmud is shocking & horrific. It is extremely condemnable, indeed coward of them to target a woman.
— Siraj ul Haq (@SirajOfficial) April 24, 2015
#sabeenmehmood loss reminds us of the integrity few can hope to achieve, and now more than ever – the unnecessary cost of that courage.
— Fasi Zaka (@fasi_zaka) April 24, 2015
— Mush Rajpar (@MushRajpar) April 24, 2015