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Man gunned down in Karachi ‘targeted attack’: Report

Oct 01, 2023 07:03 PM IST

Media reports claimed that 30-year-old Mufti Qaiser Farooq was shot in a "targeted attack" near a religious institution in the Samanabad area.

Mufti Qaiser Farooq was gunned down by "unknown men" in Karachi, Pakistan media reported. He was a close associate of Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attack.

Media reports claimed that 30-year-old Mufti Qaiser Farooq was shot in a "targeted attack". (Representational)
Media reports claimed that 30-year-old Mufti Qaiser Farooq was shot in a "targeted attack". (Representational)

Pakistan's Dawn newspaper reported that 30-year-old Mufti Qaiser Farooq was shot in a "targeted attack" near a religious institution in the Samanabad area on Saturday.

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The report quoted police sources as saying that Mufti Qaiser Farooq suffered bullet wounds in the back and was shifted to a hospital where he died during treatment. A 10-year-old boy was also wounded in the attack, the report added.

Videos claiming to be CCTV footage of the killing of Mufti Qaiser Farooq were shared widely on social media. Hindustan Times could not independently verify the veracity of the video.

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