Doctor shot dead, two terrorist among three killed in encounters

Karachi—Armed men gunned down a doctor while three including two terrorists and a target killer were killed in separate encounters here.
SSP Junaid Sheikh said that responding to an intelligence tip-off regarding presence of extremists, the counter terrorism department (CTD) team raided a house near Colonel Farm House in Gulshan-e-Mehmar area of the metropolis.
The terrorists taking shelter in the house opened fire at CTD personnel which was appropriately retaliated and in encounter two terrorists were killed. However, identity of the deceased has not been ascertained yet.
A gang war criminal identified as Allah Bux alias Chachu was arrested during fire exchange with police in Lyari. The accused was involved in killing of 20 people in Kabari Market attack.
Meanwhile unknown armed men sprayed bullets at a private clinic of Dr. Abdul Khaliq 55, established near Babri Mosque, at Abu Alhasan Asphani Road in Skindar Goth area, Sacchal Goth police station jurisdiction leaving the doctor critically injured.
The injured doctor succumbed to his wounds while shifting to hospital. Medical report said the bullet that hit the doctor in his head proved fatal. —INP

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