News anchor Mureed Abbas dead in Karachi

News anchor Mureed Abbas and four others shot dead in Karachi


Karachi: Police officials have confirmed the news of the killing of a famous news anchor Mureed Abbas and four other persons in Karachi on Tuesday.

The incident happened when some unidentified gunmen started firing the Bol news anchorperson Mureed Abbas and another person in Bukhari Commercial area in DHA, Karachi.

Mureed Abbas was attacked in his car and got bullets on his chest. He breathed his last while going to the hospital. The motif behind the murder seemed to be the personal enmity. However, investigations should be made in order to ascertain the cause of death.

ID Sindh sought a detailed report of the incident and ordered strict action against the killer.

SSP South Shiraz Nazir reported that after firing Mureed Abbas, the killer, later on, shot himself as well. The killer is being identified as Atif Zaman who was indebted to Mureed Abbas.

SSP stated that “Zaman called Abbas ensuring him that he will return the money at a café in the defence area. As Abbas reached the café to take his money back, he was shot dead by Zaman.”

Moreover, two unidentified men who were riding on a motorcycle have opened fire at two persons in the area of Pehlwan Goth, Karachi.

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