| GEO Pakistan|
Targeted killings claim 3 more lives in Karachi
| Updated at: 0003 PST, Thursday, August 19, 2010|
KARACHI: Three more have been killed including a doctor in separate incidents of targeted killings in Karachi.
Meanwhile, son of Mirza Yousuf Hussain leader of All Pakistan Shia Action Committee, Mirza Khadim Hussain who was killed two days ago in a similar incident was laid to rest today in Wadi-e-Hussain Graveyard. His funeral prayer was held in Imam Bargah, Rizvia Society.
According to police, armed assailants on a motorcycle opened fire at a car, killing two persons, identified as Wazir Shah and Murad Gul. They worked in a local company – one as cashier the other as guard. Two 9 mm pistols and Rs900,000 were recovered from them.
In another incident, armed motorcyclists fired at a car, killing Dr. Muhammad Javed Shakoor. Police said that the deceased was the owner of Hussainabad Memon Hospital who got married second time only a week ago.