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Young woman shot in DHA

KARACHl: A young woman was shot at and wounded by armed robbers over resistance in Defence Housing Authority on Wednesday, police said.

SSP-South Syed Asad Raza said that Maneesha Khalid, 20, was waiting for a bus on Khayaban-i-Ittehad and using her cell phone when armed muggers arrived there and demanded her phone.

As she refused, the robbers fired at her and rode away. She suffered a single bullet wound in the leg. She then called her employer, who took her in his car to a hospital, he added.

`We are still investigating the incident as there were no eyewitnesses,` the SSP said.-Staff Reporter