KARACHI - Central leader of Pasban-e-Aza, a Shiite organisation, Syed Shahid Hussain, was gunned down by some unidentified assailants within the jurisdiction of Brigade police station on Monday. The area police officials quoted the statements of the eyewitnesses as saying that some 3 unidentified suspects barged into his apartment no 2/4 at Assistant Commissioner Apartments, and opened fire on him with 9mm pistols. Resultantly he sustained serious injuries and was being shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi but he died before reaching the hospital. The victim was a married man and property dealer by profession. Soon after the incident the assailants fled away from the scene. When contacted, Central Leader Pasban-e-Aza, Nayyer Zaidi said that the deceased was a non-controversial leader and had no personal enmity. He was affiliated with the PPP and also attached with Pasban-e-Aza. He pointed out that it was the incident of sectarian killing as he had been receiving threats from some banned outfits. Police have registered an FIR against unknown assailants. In another incident, a body was found near Ijtama ground in the limits of Mangopir police station. Police said that the residents of the area informed the police about the body stink. Police found the body from the bushes near Ijtama ground and taken it to the hospital where doctors suggested that the deceased received head injuries. Police suspected that the culprits have killed him by the strokes of some hard object. The victim identified as Samiullah Zaman, 20, son of Asghar Zaman, was a hosiery machine operator by profession, and was the resident of B-218, Khyber Muhallah. The police official said that the victim was hailed NWFP. The officer further said that initial investigation suggested that he did not belong to any political or religious party and may be killed by his friends over some disputes. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for legal formalities. No FIR was registered till the filling of this news. Meanwhile, one person was killed and 8 others injured when a passenger coach and a dumper truck collided with each other near Lucky Charhai at Yousuf Goth on Hub River Road in the limits of Maripur police station. The identity of the deceased victim was yet to be ascertained. His body was shifted to the morgue after autopsy while the injured were taken to Civil Hospital. Police said that the incident occurred when the tie rod of the minibus broke and it collided with the dumper-truck. In another incident, Ashraf, 51, was killed while crossing the road when a vehicle hit him near Musharraf Colony in the limits of Maripur police station. The victim was the resident of same area. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for legal formalities.