The protesters managed to halt Karachi’s air service, public transport, railway service and cargo. Moreover, all major markets and business centers remained shut. The security forces baton charged protesters in Kharadar area and detained over a half dozen of them.
The security forces report two unidentified armed riders opening fire in Bhens Colony. The gunshots injured Arshad Parvez, 60, son of Chaudry Rehmat Ali, and Kashif, 25, son of Shabbir Hussain. Both were rushed to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for emergency treatment.
According to DSP Rao Iqbal, Arshad Parvez, MD PMTF succumbed to his injured. The victims were targeted when they were returning from the factory. The motive behind the murders is yet to be ascertained.