KARACHI (ENNS) TV anchor Mureed Abbas was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Karachi’s Khayaban-e-Bukhari area here on Tuesday, said police.
According to police, Abbas was sitting at a café when unidentified gunmen in a car opened fire on him. He died on the way to the hospital, police further added.
The other person killed in firing was identified as Khizar.
Abbas was working for private TV channel Bol TV and previously worked for SAMAA TV as well.
Sindh Inspector-General Police Dr Kaleem Imam has taken notice of the anchorperson’s murder. According to a statement, the IG has directed the South DIG to form special teams to arrest the attackers.
According to reports two other persons were killed in Pahlwan Goth in firing incident.