Two Rangers personnel injured in Karachi firing

KARACHI: Two personnel of the Sindh Rangers were injured in firing by unidentified assailants near Karachi’s Manzil Pump on Wednesday.

The incident took place near Kohi Goth Nadi when four unidentified assailants opened fire on Rangers personnel and escaped.

The injured personnel were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) while the law enforcement agencies reached the spot and cordoned off the area.

Taking to the media, Malir Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Irfan Bahadur noted that the personnel were performing their duty when they signalled four people riding a motorcycle to stop.

“The personnel started chasing the assailants when they failed to oblige to being stopped,” he said.

In response, one of the motorcycle riders pulled out a pistol and opened fire on them, resulting in injuries to two personnel.

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