KARACHI: At least 3 people were killed including Jamiat Ulema Islam-Sami (JUIS) central deputy secretary general and provincial ameer, Mufti Usman Yar Khan along with 2 others while another man was injured as a result of a firing incident at Sharah e Faisal here on Friday – ARY News reports.
According to details, unknown assailants riding on motorbikes opened fire at the vehicle of JUIS official near Awami Markaz. As a consequence, Mufti Usman along with another man was killed on the spot.
Rangers, Police and rescue teams immediately rushed to the site and shifted the injured to Jinnah Hospital; however another person succumbed to his injuries on the way.
Medico Legal Officer (MLO) Jinnah Hospital, Dr Seemi Jamali has confirmed the death of 3 people, while she added that doctors are busy saving the life of the fourth ill-fated man.
Moreover, JUIS Chief Molana Sami ul Haq has strongly condemned the killing of Mufti Usman, whereas unknown men also took to roads in Gulistan e Johar area, blocked the roads and forced shut shops and businesses.