Published On: Mon, Jan 6th, 2014
Published in Category: Karachi

PTI candidate for local bodies polls killed in Karachi

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Karachi: At least four people including PTI’s candidate for local government (LG) elections and two policemen and were killed in recent spate of violence in Karachi on Sunday. In another incident, Qari Jaffar, candidate for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf in LG polls was gunned down in Rashidabad area of Baldia Town. The police shifted the body to hospital for autopsy.

According to details, Qari Jaffar had submitted his nomination papers and was busy in campaigns for the upcoming LG polls. At least five LG poll candidates have been shot dead in Karachi so far.

Earlier, unidentified gunmen attacked Awami National Party’s contestant for LG polls Razzaq Buneri’s shop with grenade. Two policemen were injured after the gunmen resorted to firing. The cops were taken to nearby hospital where they succumbed to injuries. Meanwhile, another person was killed in a firing incident in Shireen Jinnah Colony.
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