Man gunned down in Banaras

KARACHI: A man was shot dead and another wounded in Banaras area of the city on Tuesday. Umar Jan, 30, son of Akber, was killed and Jan Sher, son of Shamroz Khan, was injured when unknown armed men opened fire on them in Haqqani Muhalla, Pathan Colony within the jurisdiction of Site A police station in Banaras. The victims were residents of Banaras.

The body and injured were brought to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for autopsy and treatment respectively.

A police official said that the victims sustained one bullet. No reason behind the incident could be ascertained yet.