One Killed, Traffic Cop Injured In Firing Incident

One killed, Traffic cop injured in firing incident

KARACHI, Jan 6 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 06th Jan, 2017 ) : A traffic cop sustained injuries whereas a passer-by died during a targeted shoot out at Five Star intersection, North Nazimabad, in the limits of Shahrah-e-Noor Jehan Police Station here Friday morning.

SDPO-Shadman, Shaukat Ali Shah talking to APP confirmed that the cop manning traffic at one of the busiest thoroughfares in the metropolis came under fire by miscreants riding on a motorcycle, during rush hours.

The injured cop Bashir, accompanied by a colleague carrying a gun who returned the fire compelling the attackers to escape, was carried to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital and provided with immediate medical support.

He is still under observation, hospital sources said. A passerby, Ali Imran also hit by the bullets shot by miscreants, carrying a 9 mm pistol, succumbed to his injuries while being taken to the hospital, the police officer said.

The SDPO further said that the same motorcyclists are believed to have also hurled cracker, after a little while, at Taimuria police station building damaging its boundary wall. Meanwhile, Inspector General of Sindh Police, A.D.Khawaja has ordered detailed report about the firing incident in the metropolis. He has asked the police high-ups to further beef up the security arrangements.