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Couple shot, injured in Karachi

KARACHI: A husband and wife were shot and injured by unidentified armed men in Korangi area of Karachi on Sunday, ARY News reported.

Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Malir said that the couple was shot and injured by the suspects, whom police personnel were chasing. He clarified that the police personnel did not fire in retaliation to avoid human loss.

The police and rescue officials shifted the injured to Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center (JPMC). In-charge JPMC Emergency Department, Dr Seemi Jamali told the journalist that the man, Adnan received bullet wound in head, however his wife Saqiba received bullet in the ribs. She said that the woman’s condition was critical.

While Sindh Inspector General Police (IGP) also took notice of the incident and sought comprehensive report from the SSP Malir.

Read More: Four killed, two injured in alleged Sahiwal police encounter

It is pertinent to mention here that, four people including two women were killed and a child was injured during an alleged police encounter by Sahiwal police on January 19.

According to ARY News correspondent, the child, Muneeba, who was present in the car at the time of the incident had said the people killed were her parents.

He added that the alleged encounter had turned into a suspicious incident and the Sahiwal police was denying to comment on it. “This is a CTD operation and they can relay accurate details,” said the regional police officer.



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