KARACHI - An activist of the MQM was shot dead and a cleric was injured in Taiser Town in the limits of Surjani Town Police. The victim, 38-year-old Abdul Hafeez, son of Abdul Majeed, was the resident of Surjani Town sector 50. He was standing among his friends in Main Bazaar situated at sector 36-A Surjani, when a man namely Shamo reached with his two accomplices and exchanged harsh words with Hafeez. After which one of Shamo’s accomplice opened fire. Resultantly, Hafeez and a passer-by namely Abdul Haleem sustained bullet injuries.  Police reach the spot and arrested Shamo and shifted the injured to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where Abdul Hafeez succumbed to his injuries. The police Official said that the victim was the activist of MQM Surjani Sector and he ran a welding shop, adding that two men were escaped from the scene after committing the crime. He said personal enmity is motive behind the incident. –Reporter