Karachi: Gunmen attack twin brothers, 1 killed

KARACHI: Two identical twins belonging to Shia community were attacked by unknown gunmen in Karachi, killing one of them and wounded the other one critically , reported Aaj News.

Sources say that, Haider Lateef Qadri, who along with his twin brother Jamal Jafar Qadri, had suffered gunshot wounds when their vehicle was attacked on January 2 near Mirza Adam Khan Road in Agra Taj Colony.

The 23-years old brothers were on their way to college for a scheduled exam of B.Com at Government Commerce college, Sultanabad. The two were stopped at a gas filling station when they were attacked for some unknown reason.

The police claimed that two suspects were involved in the attack, however the eyewitness at the gas filling station said that there were four trained gunmen on motorbikes who fire the bullets when he was filling the fuel tank.

The attack on the young men comes just days after Shahzeb Khan was gunned down near his home in Phase-V, Defense.

Talking to our correspondent, Father of Jamal and Haider, Dr Abdul Ghafoor Qadri demand justice for his sons said that they had no personal enmity. Both his sons were liberal and reason behind the attack is still unclear.

In 2012, Hundreds of people were killed on religious and ethnic basis in Pakistan including 1400 belonging to Hazara community.