JNN 2 Mar 2013 KARACHI,: The Target Killing of Shia Men have taken a sharp rise as 6 Shia men have been Martyred in different terrorist activities within 24 Hours including three activists of the Majlis Wahdat-i-Muslimeen and three other Shia Men were martyred By the terrorist of Sipah e Sahaba Pakistan , all of the 6 were Martyred in Karachi only.
The killings were mostly reported during the first half of the day and the deadliest one was that of three young friends in Orangi Town.
The area police said that the three friends Ali Hussain, Ali Ejaz and Hashim Hussain were riding a motorbike in Orangi Town`s Sector 11 where they were intercepted by four armed men on two motorbikes.
`Two of the armed men got off their two-wheelers and fired at the three friends, said Inspector Sabir Khan, the SHO of the Iqbal Market police station.
`The victims sustained multiple bullet wounds and a bullet also hit a passer-by, later identified as Mohamamd Javed, in the shoulder.
The wounded were shifted to a nearby hospital, where the three friends embraced Martyrdom. The condition of the passer-by was said to be stable. The police found 16 spent bullet casings of 9mm pistol from the scene, the area SHO added.
Tension and fear gripped the locality following the deadly attack, with traders pulling down shutters and traffic becoming thin.
`All the three victims were members of the Shia community and residents of the same area near Toori Bangash Colony,` said Orangi Town SP Ahmed Jamal. `The area where the killings took place is quite a busy commercial neighbourhood. The youths, all in their mid-twenties, had gone there to buy some stuff on one motorbike.
He said that initial findings suggested that the motive for the killings was sectarian.
A spokesman for the MWM said that the slain youths were affiliated with the party.
The government has failed to cap violence against the Shia community and no credible action is seen on the ground against banned terrorist outfits like Sipah e Sahaba Pakistan , Lashkar e Jhangvi , and Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan , which are involved in these killings and openly claiming the responsibility of acts of terrorism,` said the MWM spokesman.
In another event of Shia Target Killing Shortly after sunset, armed men targeted another young man in an apparent sectarian attack in the North Karachi area, police said.
The area police said that gunmen riding a motorbike fired at 28-year-old Ali Daad s/o Awaaz Ali , 24 , near the Baba Morr bus stopin North Karachi`s Sector 5A/1. `He was hit by two bullets in the chest and died on the spot,` said Khawaja Ajmer Nagri SHO Inspector Chaudhary Afzaal.
`The victim was a member of the Shia community Ali Daad was the resident of Yaqoob Shah Basti in Manghopir. He had gone to the vegetable market to see some relatives and was returning home when he came under attack by the terrorist of Sipah e Sahaba Pakistan , who shot him due to which he embraced Martyrdom on the spot .
Another Injured of the Kirani Road Bomb Blast Abdul Rasheed,55 who was critically injured , and therefore was shifted from Quetta to Karachi , to a Private Hospital was been taken care at the ICU , but finally he could not succumb to his injuries and embraced Martydom.
His body was shifted to Fatimiyah Community Center , from where it will be taken to the Airport to send his body to his Native Hazara Town, Quetta for Funeral and Burial .
In another Brutal terrorist act , Dr. Hadi Afzal s/o Sajjad Afzal , 50 , who was Performing his duties at the Kamal Hospital , Qasba Colony, Orangi Town, near Notorious Katti Pahari area was shot Martyred , while he was on his duty In the Hospital .
It is reported that the terrorist of the Sipah e Sahaba Pakistan are so much confident of their support from the Government , that they stormed the Hospital in the broad Day Light and Fired several Bullets targeting Dr. Hadi Afzal , who was busy Performing his duties , but due to the fatal bullet wounds he embraced Martydom on the spot . His body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital , for Medico Legal formalities , after which his body was shifted to the Imambargah Shuhuda e Karbala , Sadaat Colony , F.B.Area. Karachi.
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