According to police, a man was killed in firing near Sakhi Hassan roundabout in purported incident of robbery. Police said the deceased man was an intelligence agency official. The incident occurred outside a marriage hall near Sakhi Hassan. The victim was identified as Major Amir Azhar.
He was returning from a wedding hall with his nephew when ‘armed robbers’ targeted him outside the hall in an apparent mugging bid, police said, adding the deceased officer was deployed in Station Headquarters in Malir Cantt for a post-graduate course. His body was moved to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
Meanwhile, a cleric of a local mosque in Ranchore Line was gunned down. The victim was identified as Faisal.
In another incident, an activist of a political party was killed in clash with another group. The man killed when opposing political groups in Landhi area entered a clash and later resorted to use of weapons. Armed fighting resulted a death of a political worker, who was identified as Amir.