Karachi: Four cops gunned down in Korangi area


KARACHI: At least four policemen were killed on Wednesday when unidentified armed persons opened fire on a police mobile van in the Zaman Town locality of Karachi’s Korangi area.


SSP Korangi Naeem Ahmed Sheikh as saying that Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Aqeel and three other cops died on the spot.

Witnesses say that the policemen were having lunch at a roadside hotel when unidentified motorcycle-riding armed men opened indiscriminate fire on them.

The attackers managed to escape from the site and took away the policemen’s official weapons.

All victims were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC).