Karachi, Pakistan (SN) – Central leader of Pasban-e-Aza, a Karachi based Shiite organisation, Syed Shahid Hussain, was gunned down by some unidentified assailants within the jurisdiction of Brigade police station on Monday. The area police officials quoted the statements of the eyewitnesses as saying that some 3 unidentified suspects barged into his apartment no 2/4 at Assistant Commissioner Apartments,
Â and opened fire on him with 9mm pistols. Resultantly he sustained serious injuries and was being shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi but he died before reaching the hospital. The victim was a married man and property dealer by profession. Soon after the incident the assailants fled away from the scene. Central Leader Pasban-e-Aza, Nayyer Zaidi said that the deceased was a non-controversial leader and had no personal enmity. He was affiliated with the PPP and also attached with Pasban-e-Aza. He pointed out that it was the incident of sectarian killing as he had been receiving threats from some banned outfits. Police have registered an FIR against unknown assailants. In another incident, a body was found near Ijtama ground in the limits of Mangopir police station. Police said that the residents of the area informed the police about the body stink. Police found the body from the bushes near Ijtama ground and taken it to the hospital where doctors suggested that the deceased received head injuries.