Karachi: Two policemen killed in armed attack

F.P. Report

KARACHI: As many as two policemen were killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire on Monday at them in Orangi Town area of Karachi.

According to reports, the police personnel were on their way on a motorbike to report for duty when they were attacked by four gunmen  who were riding two motorcycles.

Upon being informed of the incident, a police team reached the site and cordoned it off to collect evidence. The bodies were shifted to a nearby medical facility for medico legal formalities.

The SSP West said four spent bullet casings of a 9mm pistol were recovered from the scene. Citing initial investigation, he said the attack appeared to be targeted one.

The killed policemen, posted in Mominabad, were identified as Sepoy Allahdita and Sepoy Ahmed Ali.

Taking notice of the shooting incident, Additional Inspector General Amir Sheikh sought a report from the SSP West in this regard.

It is noteworthy that a suspected robber was shot dead in an unsuccessful robbery bid in Liaquatabad earlier today.