At least two police personnel including Liaqautabad DSP traffic police Muhammad Hanif and his driver, Fida Alam were shot dead in Azizabad's area of Karachi. 

According to media reports, the car of DSP was targeted as 11 bullets were shot on wind screen. DSP and his driver were going through Hussainabad area of Azizabad when unidentified gunmen attacked the vehicle.  Attackers fled the scene after killing police personnel. 

The dead bodies of dead were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. 

DIG West Karachi told media that this attacked was pre-planned. "DSP Muhammad Hanif used this route daily," he said. 

The police official further said that two unidentified attackers on bike targeted the vehicle. 

 On June 23rd, terrorists gunned down at least four policemen in an act of target killing near Habib Bank Chowrangi area of Karachi. 

The four policemen of the SITE police station were busy in having Iftar at a hotel when armed terrorists attacked them,” said District West SSP Nasir Aftab. “All the cops were shot in their heads and died instantly,” he added.

The police recovered over a dozen empty shells of pistols. “The terrorists were reportedly more than four and were wearing helmets,” said SSP Aftab.

The victims were police mobile officer Muhammad Yousuf ASI, mobile driver Israr and constables, Shabbir and Khalid. No case has so far been registered and no arrest has been made. According to the police officials, they are investigating the case.

The gunmen also threw a leaflet on the crime scene, claiming responsibility for the incident. According to the leaflet, they belonged to Jamaat-ul-Ansar Al-Shariya Pakistan.

In another attack, on July 22nd, three policemen and a boy were killed and another injured when a police mobile came under attack in district Korangi of Karachi. 

According to police, armed motorcyclists attacked the police mobile van near Darul Uloom in Korangi within the limits of Awami Colony police station, killing two policemen and a passerby boy on the spot while another cop succumbed to his injuries on his way to the hospital. 

The cops killed were identified as assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Qamaruddin and a constable as Muhammad Babar while a boy as 12-year-old Muhammad Zahid. The injured cop who died at the hospital was identified as constable Amjad while a 15-year-old boy, namely Muhammad Abid was admitted to the hospital with critical injuries.

*This is a developing story