KARACHI: A firing incident took place in the staff colony of University of Karachi, despite police and Rangers being deployed at each gate of the premises.
A man, who was injured in the incident, is the husband of a professor of sociology department, local media reported.
While talking to local news channel, the professor said her husband, Shahid, was coming from a bank outside the university when unidentified persons followed him inside the premises.
She added when he reached near their house in the colony, the unidentified persons opened fire on her husband’s car and fled from the site.
Subsequently, Shahid got a bullet wound to his leg. He was taken to a hospital where his treatment is underway.
The incident has gripped in fear the colony where other professors also reside. University of Karachi Teacher’s Society President Dr Shakeel Farooqi has expressed concern over the incident.