TWO KILLED IN FIRING INCIDENTS ON JAMIA DARUL ULOOM’S VEHICLES IN KARACHI
KARACHI (9 News) – Two people were killed and two others injured in incidents of firing at two vehicles belonging to Jamia Darul Uloom Korangi in Karachi on Friday.
According to the reports, the religious figures were targeted at Karachi’s Nipa Chowrangi, however, renowned religious scholar Moulana Taqi Usmani’s was saved while Maulana Amir Shahab injured during the firing.
It was reported that Moulana Shahabullah is critically injured and under treatment at Jinnah Hospital. Maulana Amir Shahab was targeted in a firing assault at Nipa Chowrangi and one guard was killed.
Four assailants on two motorcycles fired at the car, a Toyota Corolla 2007 model registered in the name of Darul Uloom Korangi, from both sides at least eight times and fled, police said.
Officials from the crime unit and investigative teams reached the site of the incident and gathered evidence. Nine bullets of 9mm-bore were found at the site, police said.
On the other hand, Moulana Taqi Usmani’s guard was also killed in the attack while his driver has been critically injured. Moulana Taqi Usmani’s car was also registered in the name of Darul Uloom Korangi.
Moulana Taqi Usmani’s guard was killed in the attack while his driver has been critically injured, the DIG East said. Moulana Taqi Usmani’s car was also registered in the name of Darul Uloom Korangi. Reportedly, the attackers were riding motorcycles, surrounded the car and opened fire.
“Investigations are underway. A Sindh police officer embraced martyrdom in protecting Moulana Sb,” IG Sindh Kaleem Imam said.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah took notice of the incident and sought a report from Additional IG Karachi. The Sindh chief minister asked the additional IG to specify whether it is an incident of targeted killing or not. Shah also ordered the immediate arrest of the suspects.
Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, “Moulana Taqi Usmani had been receiving threats for some time. He had reported that he had been receiving threats and his security had been increased.” “Hopefully we will arrest the suspects by this evening,” he added.