HYDERABAD - A member of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Dr Naushad, was shot dead in a targeted attack here on Wednesday.

Police officials said that the attackers, riding a motorcycle, shot at Dr Naushad’s vehicle near Rasheed Bhayya Park within the limits of Gulshan Halinagar Police Station.

After the incident, MQM-P MNA Waseem Hussain and party leader Rashid Khaleji, alongwith other party officials, reached Civil Hospital where Dr Naushad’s body was taken.

Hussain told reporters that Naushad was a member of the party’s Sector-F. He said Naushad was attacked after dropping his children to school. Hospital officials said he was shot four times.

MQM-P leader Faisal Sabzwari said ‘coward terrorists’ attacked Dr Naushad when he was returning home after dropping off his children at school.