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Baker shot dead in ‘sectarian’ attack

By Our Staff Reporter 2016-06-16
KARACHI: A Hafiz-i-Quran bakery owner was shot dead in a suspected sectarian attack in Shah Faisal Colony on Wednesday noon, police said.

They added that two suspects riding a motorcycle stormed ‘Choice Bakery’ located in main bazaar in Shah Faisal Colony-4 and fired at its owner, Hafiz Mohammed Sajjad, 27, and fled. He sustained critical bullet wounds and was taken to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre where doctors pronounced him dead on arrival. He sustained wounds on his neck, said Dr Seemin Jamali.