KARACHI – A lieutenant commander of Pakistan Navy, Azeem Hussain was shot and injured in a firing incident in Keamari area within the jurisdiction of Jackson police station.

Police officials said that the incident took place near KPT Gate No 15 where two unidentified armed riders opened indiscriminate fire on the victim’s car and later managed to flee from the scene.

He sustained four bullets in his upper torso. Rescue workers initially shifted him to Civil Hospital but he was later moved to PNS Shifa hospital.

Pakistan Navy spokesman said that victim’s condition was stable and he was shifted to the ICU, adding that the incident took place when victim was on way to workplace. He said that victim was associated with the teaching faculty of the Pakistan Navy as an Education Branch Officer and was not a member of any kind of investigation team.

Jackson Police Station SHO Raheem Khan said that police had found four bullet shells from the crime scene which were sent to the forensic laboratory for inspection. Nothing could be said about the motive behind the incident as investigation was in preliminary level. No case was registered till the filing of this story.

Moreover, six persons, including two activists of a banned outfit were killed and one injured in separate incidents here on Wednesday.

According to details, an activist of banned outfit Jesh-e-Muhammad was killed near German Chowk situated at AB Seena Road within the jurisdiction of Brigade police station.

Police said that deceased Shabbir Ahmed, 34, son of Rasool Khan, was sitting at his vegetable pushcart, where pillion armed riders shot him multiple times, killing him on the spot. The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for autopsy. Police said that the motive behind his killing was ongoing wave of target killing on sectarian base.

Another activist of similar banned outfit was gunned down in Sector L-1, Surjani Town in Surjani Town Police limits.

Police said that the victim identified as Khalid Hussain32, son of Muhammad Abid, resident of Surjani Town, was targeted outside his residence. The body was moved to ASH for postmortem and later handed over to his family. Police said that deceased was a security guard in a private security company and also member of banned outfit, Jesh-e-Muhammad.

Police suspected that the motive behind his killing was sectarian killing, while further investigation was underway.

Separately, a man belonging to Shia community was gunned down in Sector-2, North Karachi within the jurisdiction of Khwaja Ajmair Nagri Police Station.

Police said the victim Wajid Ali, 48, son of Faiz Ali, a resident of Noor Din Goth, Surjani Town was returning home on a motorbike after dropping his children school, where unidentified armed riders intercepted him and opened fire on him. Resultantly, he sustained multiple bullet injuries and died on the spot.

After getting information, police rushed on the spot and shifted the body at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for autopsy and later handed over to his heirs. Police suspected that motive behind the incident was target killing.

In another incident, a security man was killed, while a customer was wounded in a firing incident at a restaurant in Block-18, FB area in Samanabad Police precincts.

Police said that victims identified Ashrat25, son of Dilawar and a customer Asif, son of Inamul Haq were attacked by unidentified armed riders who opened indiscriminate fire at the restaurant and fled the scene.

Resultantly, a guard and a customer sustained bullet wounds and were shifted to ASH, where doctor pronounced Ashrat dead and admitted Asif. Police said the owner of the restaurant had been threatened by extortion mafia.

Yet in another strike, a man namely Amanullah Jamali, 65, son of Habibullah Jamali was gunned down in Gulistan-e-Johar Police precincts.

Police said that the deceased hailed from Naseerabad, Balochistan and was going somewhere from his residence in Gulistan-e-Johar,Block 15, where unidentified armed riders shot him twice. The body was handed over to heirs after autopsy at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre. Police has yet to ascertain the motive behind the incident.

Separately, a bullet riddled body of a man was found in bushes near Raees Goth in Maripur Police limits. Police said deceased could not be identified. The aged of the victim was told around 50 years.

The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for medico legal formalities and later moved to morgue for identification. Police said that unidentified culprits kidnapped him and later threw his body at the said place after killing.