KWSB employee shot dead in  manghopir

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In an alleged targeted killing incident, a Karachi Water & Sewerage Board (KWSB) employee was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Manghopir area of Karachi.

According to details, unidentified assailants shot dead KWSB sub-engineer – identified as Furqan Akhtar – in the Hub Reservoir Water Board Colony near Manghopir area.The police, in a statement, stated that Furqan Akhtar was targeted while he was coming down from the KWSB water reservoir located on a hill.

The KWSB employee was posted at the Hub Canal that supplies water to Karachi. “Furqan was on his way back from the Board’s water filtration plant on the hill when unidentified motorcyclists intercepted his bike and shot him dead,” the police said.

The police have shifted the body to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities. Meanwhile, the police recovered two 9mm shell casings from the crime scene and said initial investigation establishes it was a targeted killing.

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