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Retired Pakistan army officer killed in Karachi

A retired colonel of Pakistani army was gunned down on Wednesday by two unidentified assailants here.

world Updated: Apr 05, 2017 20:38 IST
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The bike-borne assailants chased his car and opened fire on the busy Shahrah-e-Faisal road near the Baluch colony flyover, police said.(Reuters File Photo)

A retired colonel of Pakistani army was gunned down on Wednesday by two unidentified assailants here.

The bike-borne assailants chased his car and opened fire on the busy Shahrah-e-Faisal road near the Baluch colony flyover, police said.

“This appears to be a target killing. He was shot by a 9 mm pistol,” a senior police officer said.

Two passersby were also injured in the attack when stray bullets hit them.