Karachi: DSP Bin Qasim among three cops killed in firing


KARACHI: At least three policemen, including a deputy superintendent of police (DSP), were killed on Friday when armed men opened fire on their vehicle in Karachi’s Gulshan-i-Hadeed area.


Police sources say DSP Fateh Mohammad was on way to his office with his driver and a guard when motorcycle-riding gunmen opened fire on the vehicle they were traveling in, severely injuring the three men.

Police and emergency teams reached the spot, situated near Bacha Khan Chowk in Gulshan-i-Hadeed Phase-I area in the remit of Steel Town police station.

The injured men were shifted to a nearby hospital where all three succumbed to their wounds during treatment.

The attackers managed to flee from the scene.