Karachi: In an attack on a central election office of Pakistan Sarzameen Party (PSP) in the NA-240 by-election claimed one live and four others injured.
According to the PSP spokesperson, in the firing incident the party’s central election office was targeted in which a worker died on the spot while four others sustained injuries including the PSP leader Iftakhar Alam.
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The feared gripped in the Landi Korangi after the incident while situation in the area is tensed and shops and roads are closed.
Director Jinnah Hospital
Director Jinnah Hospital, Shahid Rasool said that one body and four injured from various areas of NA-240 have been brought to the hospital.
Shahid Rasool apprised that all the four injured have bullet injuries.
In tense situation during by-election in NA-240, Provincial Minister for information Sharjeel Memon said that Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed the Inspector General Sindh to take action against miscreants.
The Minister said that an action will be taken against whoever involved in the firing incident while he added that five to six persons are injured which have been sent to the Jinnah Hospital.