Doctor shot dead in Karachi’s Nazimabad area

Karachi-Dr Killed

KARACHI: A homeopathic doctor was shot dead on Saturday when unknown motorcyclists opened fire at his clinic in Karachi’s Nazimabad area.


Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Central Captain Chaudhry Asad Ali said Dr Anwar Ali Abidi and another person sustained injuries when assailants opened fire at the doctor’s clinic. Later, the doctor succumbed to his injuries.

Police suspect the incident was the result of a target killing.

Karachi, the largest metropolitan city of Pakistan, is riddled with targeted killings, gang wars, kidnappings for ransom, extortion and terrorism.