Showing posts with label Jinnah Hspital. Show all posts
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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Firing in Karachi Dance Party: Six Killed including Nawab Akbar Bugti's grandson

The death toll from the shootout as a result of a scuffle during a party at a bungalow in Defence area of the metropolis has climbed to six while 8 others sustained injuries, Geo News reported Sunday.

According to police, workers of a political party had arranged a program at a rented bungalow at street-7, Khayaban-e-Rahat. The party was on late at night where female artists were also performing when some men from Balochistan tried to crash the party by inviting their uninvited friends.

This led to a fight at the entrance of the party venue. During the brawl one of the men opened fire which resulted in an exchange of fire between the two sides, leading to a situation of total chaos. People began to run in all directions while four people Kamran Shafi, Dr. Iqbal, Mark Josef and Kamran Gil were killed on the spot.

One of Akbar Bugti’s grandsons Talay Bugti who received serious bullet wounds expired during treatment at a private hospital. He sustained two bullet injuries on his chest.

Later, the bodies were handed over their respective families after post-mortem.

Three of the injured were discharged from a hospital after providing medical aid while six were admitted to Jinnah Hospital where Ziauddin succumbed to his injuries.

SP Clifton, Tariq Dharejo said the bungalow was owned by a man named Nasir who often rented it out for this kind of night parties.

The police have recorded the statements of the eye witnesses while 10 people have been arrested.

According to TPO Clifton Town, raids were being carried out to nab the people involved in the incident while the parties were yet to file its FIR. If nobody approached for FIR, then it will be lodged by the government.

Police has taken into custody two cars and as many motor cycles besides two pistols and sound system from the site of the incident. (The News)

Saturday, April 24, 2010


Governor of Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan has said that development work on projects of city was going on as usual and they will be completed on scheduled time. Administrator Karachi is not being changed. Utility services offices are being established beneath the flyovers to provide timely and immediate help and services to citizens in case of any emergency or causality. Government has curtailed Development projects in the country due to present economic condition but nothing such has happened in Karachi. Local government election will be held after amendment in the local government rules with the consent of allied parties.

He expressed these views while talking to media representatives after inspecting the deelopment works of flyover being constructed near Lucky Star at Sharae Faisal on the night intervening Thursday and Friday.

EDO Works and Services Rasheed Mughal, EDO Municipal Services Masood Alam and other officers of city government accompanied him on this occasion.

Governor of Sindh said that though curtailment has been made in the development schemes due to financial condition of the country but the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan has directed to complete the ongoing development projects of Karachi on time. He said that the government would despite of financial constraints complete development projects within the stipulated time while it would also pay the dues simultaneously.

The Governor said that he has decided to visit the development projects without prior intimation and inspect the pace of work so that the project condition could be evaluated correctly.

He said that the development process will carry on and the government will initiate work on more projects so that the aim to solve the problems of citizens could be fulfilled and the citizens get the benefit of development works.

Replying a query Governor of Sindh said that change of Administrator Karachi was not under consideration. Regarding ongoing development projects of Corridor-IV he said that the flyover between Lucky Star and jinnah Hospital will be available for vehicular traffic within next 25 days while the flyovers at PAF Chapter Mehmoodabad and other projects will also be completed as soon as possible.

He said that the experts from both big ally parties of Sindh were presently considering improvement and amendment in the local government laws. There is not disagreement between both parties and only the suggestions are being considered. Local government elections will be held after amendment in the laws.

Governor said that Karachi did not have enough electricity however the problem was being solved with better management so that the citizens of Karachi could be saved from more problems due to shortage of electricity.