Hindu doctor shot dead in Karachi

  • IANS, Islamabad
  • Updated: Aug 06, 2016 09:18 IST
Unidentified gunmen shot dead a doctor belonging to the Hindu community in Karachi on Thursday. (Representational Image: Shutterstock)

In yet another attack on miniorities in Pakistan, a 56-year old doctor belonging to the Hindu community was shot dead in Karachi, it was reported on Friday.

“Pireetam Das was sitting in his clinic located in Hasrat Mohani Colony at midnight on Thursday when someone attacked him,” Akhtar Farooq, SSP Investigation said.

The police official added the doctor’s attendant had gone to buy a mobile card when the doctor was attacked.

“Hearing the gunshot, the assistant rushed to the clinic and found the doctor bleeding,” added Farooq.

SSP Investigation said the suspect(s) did not take any valuables. He added police were investigation the incident.

Earlier, two members of the Hindu community were among three people shot dead in an attack on a wine shop in the Abbas Town area of the metropolis.

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