Karachi—A university student and a policeman were killed while two others critically injured in a fresh wave of target killing in Karachi late on Friday night. According to details, the armed assailants opened fire at three students from Karachi University (KU), who were riding on their motorcycle in Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Block 4. As a result one student identified as Murtaza died instantly while his colleagues Shahid and Ehsan were crucially injured. Separately, a policeman was shot dead near Saleem Centre, North Karachi.
The deceased has been identified as Rizwan and was stationed at Crime Branch. Meanwhile, a suspected dacoit died of brutal torture by an angry mob in Karachi’s Ittehad Town on Friday, while another of his accomplice arrested, police officials said.