KARACHI: A varsity student and a policeman were killed and three others wounded in separate shootings in Karachi on Friday, police said.
Three youngsters – all students of Karachi University – were on their way near Gulistan e Jauhar Block 4 when two motorcycle-riding assailants opened fire at them, SP Gulshan Dr. Fahad said. The incident left one of the students, Murtaza, dead and the other two, Shahid and Ehsan, injured.
Police found four 9mm shells from the scene and said that the perpetrators followed students before opening fire on them, he said. The students were going home from varsity.
Meanwhile, a policeman was shot dead near Saleem Center in North Karachi as he resisted two robbers who attempted to snatch his bike, police said. The deceased was identified as Rizwan, who was performing duties in the Crime Branch.