47 Killed After Bikers Open Fire On Bus In Karachi

At least 47 minority Shiite Ismaili Muslims were killed and dozens injured after armed men on motorbikes opened fire on a bus near Safoora Chowk area in Karachi on Tuesday.

Dawn quoted an eye-witness saying that around eight men riding three to four motorcycles opened indiscriminate fire on a bus, wounding several passengers.

Hospital sources said that the dead included 25 men and 16 women

The bus belongs to the Al-Azhar Garden Colony, which is an Ismaili community housing project in Karachi.

“At least six gunmen attacked a bus in the Safoora Goth area of Karachi,” a senior police official told AFP.

The attackers managed to escape from the scene after the incident.
(Deccan Chronicle)

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