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Pakistani news anchor shot dead in Karachi

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 10 Jul 2019

Pakistani news anchor shot dead in Karachi
Karachi, July 10: A Pakistani news channel's anchorperson was gunned down by unknown men in Karachi city's Defence area on Tuesday night, media reports said.

The anchorperson was identified as Mureed Abbas.


According to local media reports, he was working with Bol News.


Police officials told Dawn News, citing initial details, that he was killed during a fight over a personal dispute in Khayaban-e-Bukhari area.


South DIG Sharjeel Kharal told the newspaper that friends of the deceased informed the police that he had a monetary dispute with someone whose identity police had withheld. 


The deceased person's friend Khizar Hayat also received two bullet wounds during the incident.


He was shifted to a hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.


Police told the newspaper that police party raided the residence of the suspected killer and caught him attempting suicide.


"The suspect shot himself in the chest,"  Kharal told Dawn News, adding that the suspect was shifted to a local hospital in critical condition.  

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