KARACHI: DSP Traffic Karimabad and his driver have been martyred in recent target killing incident in Azizabad area of the Karachi.

DSP Traffic Karimabad Section Hanif and his driver Sultan were traveling in the official vehicle no. SP 189A near Shaheed-e-Millat Girls College in Azizabad on Friday morning when unidentified motorcyclists sneaked from a street and started firing at car, leaving two persons dead.

The police and Rangers personnel reached and cordoned off the whole area and started gathering evidence. The bodies were rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.  

According to sources, the attack was carried out by three motorcycle-riding assassins, while twelve bullet marks were found on the windscreen of the vehicle.

Meanwhile, Sindh Home Minister Suhail Anwar Siyal took the notice of  the target killing and sought a detailed  report from Additional IG Karachi.  He directed the authorities to beef-up the security of important locations of Karachi and to take all possible initiatives to arrest the  killers. The security of Karachi was put on high alert, while police personnel were deployed on sensitive areas of Karachi after the incident.