Traffic personnel martyred in firing at Karachi

Friday 11 August 2017 2 months ago 72   Karachi   Print

Car of Traffic DSP with bullet marks

Report  Web Desk : KARACHI: A deputy superintendent of traffic police and his security guard were gunned down in Karachi on Friday morning. DSP Hanif’s vehicle came under attack in Azizabad area when he was on his way home from office. According to sources, unidentified gunmen surrounded his car and fired around 15 bullets, killing the top traffic officer and constable Sultan on the spot. Soon after the incident, law enforcement personnel reached the scene and started an investigation after collecting evidence. Preliminary investigation reveals that 9mm pistols were used in the incident. Zulfiqar Larik, deputy inspector general of police, said it was unclear who was behind the shooting but suspicion fell on local militants who often claim responsibility for attacks on security forces in Karachi and elsewhere in the country. So far, twelve policemen have been murdered in the metropolis in the last three months. 02