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Ex-Pakistan Army colonel shot dead in Karachi

Reporting | - Posted: Apr 5, 2017 | Last Updated: 4 years ago
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Posted: Apr 5, 2017 | Last Updated: 4 years ago
KARACHI: A former Pakistan Army colonel was shot dead in Karachi on Wednesday, Samaa reported. According to officials, unknown gunmen targeted colonel (retd.) Zia Tahir as he was traveling in his car near Baloch Colony Bridge. Police said the attackers, who were riding a motorcycle, fired shots on the vehicle, killing the retired military officer...

KARACHI: A former Pakistan Army colonel was shot dead in Karachi on Wednesday, Samaa reported.

According to officials, unknown gunmen targeted colonel (retd.) Zia Tahir as he was traveling in his car near Baloch Colony Bridge.

Police said the attackers, who were riding a motorcycle, fired shots on the vehicle, killing the retired military officer on the spot.

A man named Rehan was also injured in the shooting incident.

Police said that the incident seems to be a case of target killing. Further investigations of the incident are underway.

Two bullet shells of a nine mm pistol were found from the crime scene, police said.
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