Funeral prayers for boy killed in crossfire during encounter offered
KARACHI (92 News) – The funeral prayers for 12-year-old boy who was killed in crossfire between police and criminal were offered in Karachi on Saturday.
His funeral prayers were offered at Maula Madad graveyard in Quaidabad. Thousands of attendees participated in the funeral prayers of boy.
According to SHO Quaidabad, a suspect Sher Zaman opened fire on two police officials .In the ensuing exchange of fire, both the policemen Tahir and Attaullah as well as the suspect received injuries. 12-year-old boy Sajjad was also caught in the crossfire. They were taken to the Jinnah Hospital where injured Sajjad succumbed to his injuries.
Victims’ family raised the concerns about police encounter. They demanded transparent investigation, terming the responsible of boy’s death as police firing.
Earlier, a female medical student Nimra was shot dead during exchange of fire between police and robbers in Shadman Town of Karachi.
The incident took place at Anda Mor in Karachi during which one robber killed and another arrested.SSP Central assured that a detailed investigation into the incident will be done.
the doctor who operated on the girl Nimra said several x-rays and CT Scan were done on the girl but the bullet could not be found in the body. Doctors also added that Nimrah suffered head damage due to a bone breaking in the her head.
The doctor further said probably she was shot from a small weapon; however, it was difficult to uncertain until a post-mortem was done.